1873 Wood Engraving Canaletto Art Northumberland Suffolk House London UK YTG5


"A View of Northumberland House, Charing Cross, in 1753"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of a painting by Giovanni Antonio Canal "Canaletto" (1697-1768) that portrays the Jacobean architectural facade of the Northumberland House, (also Suffolk House), townhouse overlooking Charing Cross (Trafalgar Square) in the city of Westminster in London, England during the Victorian era. The house was demolished in 1874 and Northumberland Avenue was constructed in its place.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 5.75 inches; 24 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1873 issues of The Graphic magazine that illustrate the people, places, and events of Victorian era England, including hare coursing at Great Altcar, London cityscapes, sailing ships of the British Royal Navy, and many others! To continue indulging your inner Anglophile, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Canaletto (Canal), Giovanni Antonio . There is no visible artist signature.

Reproductive art by Cutts & Harrison.

Keywords specific to this image: Historic Landmark, Building, Cityscape

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