The mezzotint is printed on a thick Japanese vellum and is signed in pencil by Short and by the printer Frederick Goulding. It is a very rich impression with a small scattering of a white bloom on the surface, it is quite light and may not come up on the photograph; the sheet has a light mount burn/mark, otherwise in excellent condition.
Plate size 128 x 300 mm (5 x 12 inches approx)
Sheet size 185 x 340mm (7.25 x 14 inches approx)
Reference: Hardie 69: The mezzotint is after a watercolour by Peter De Wint, 1784-1849 and was made in 1889. Although not numbered, it is from an edition size of 250.
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