Lot 349: Jersey.- Le Capelain (John) The Queen's Visit to Jersey, September 3rd 1846, lith. title & 25 plates, Jersey, 1847.
16 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Jersey.- Le Capelain (John) The Queen's Visit to Jersey, September 3rd 1846, pictorial title and 25 plates by R.Carrick and others after Le Capelain, all tinted lithographs printed by Day & Sons, list of susbscribers at end, title, dedication and final two plates lightly soiled and neatly repaired at lower edge, contemporary red morocco-backed cloth, title and royal arms in gilt on upper cover, rubbed and marked, neat repairs to corners and edges, [Abbey, Scenery 553], folio, Jersey, 1847. ⁂ Commemorating Queen Victoria's visit to Jersey in 1846 when she was presented with a series of watercolours of the island by Jean Le Capelain. These were subsequently turned into lithographs and published with scenes of the visit itself in the present work.