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Huggins, William John

GRAHAMS TOWN-ALBANY [aquatint]:

the metropolis of the Eastern Division of the Cape of Good Hope

Published: W.J. Huggins, London, 1833

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28 x 44 cm (image); 37 x 52 cm, including frame.  Hand-coloured aquatint on paper, surrounded by a narrow mounting board in a dark wood frame with gilded embellishments.

Huggins (1781-1845) was appointed Marine Painter to both George IV and William IV. He began his working life as a seaman with the East India Company, and would have called at the Cape. He usually painted or drew the scenes himself and they were engraved by his son-in-law, Edward Duncan.

  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 37 x 52 cm
  • Sold By: Select Books
  • Contact Person: David McLennan
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 021-4246955
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit card; EFT
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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