Antique Engraving Print, “View of the Gallery for the reception of their Majesties, The Royal Family Directors, & principal Personages in the Kingdom, at the Commemoration of Handel in Westminster Abbey, 1784, 11,5 x 9,5 inch. (29 x 24 cm). Lettered with title and production detail, “E. F. Burney del / J. Spilsbury sculp”.
View of the nave of the abbey with a gallery erected in the centre, decorated with a frieze and castellated, other members of the finely dressed audience seated in rows around the structure; after Edward Francis Burney, from a series illustrating Handel’s memorial in 1784. 1785 Etching and engraving.
It is a rare item which can be found in the British Museum’s Collection too. Very rare.
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Cod. P 70.