View on Blackheath
Coloured Aquatint By Paul Sandby.
Published by T. Palfer, Surry side (sic) Westminster Bridge, 1812.
Plate size: 11 1/8” x 8 1/8”. Mounted size: 16 1/2”x 13 1/2”.
Condition. Good, Image clean, original colour, full margins, slight browning beyond platemark (hidden by mount).
Rare Aquatint showing Park House Corner, owned by George Moult, after whose name, somewhat loosely, this place became known as Moles Corner. It was an 18th Century addition to nearby Montagu House, made famous as the residence and refuge of HRH Princess Caroline of Brunswick, consort to the Prince Regent.