TO THE RIGHT HON:BLE CHARLES LORD CATHCART, THIS VIEW OF THE CAMP, IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT...

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To the Right Hon:ble Charles Lord Cathcart, This View of the Camp, in the Isle of Wight...

Engraving, 1741.
Image size 11 5/8 x 17 5/8" (29.5 x 44.8 cm).
Overall in good condition. Some creasing in the lower margin corners and a small tear in the lower left margin.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 97616
Price: $300.00
Publisher : Publish'd according to the Act of Parliament the 16 March, 1741.
Title continues "... is humbly dedicated by his lordships most humble and most obedient servants: A. Menageot & Chrisr: Seton."

This view depicts a summer encampment near Newport on the Isle of Wight. A leisurely picnic is being held in the foreground. The military encampment is seen in the distance.

The Royal Collection notes that while no specific location is given on the Isle of Wight, the topography suggests the encampment was set up near Carisbrooke Castle.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Europe , England and Wales