Included here are two antique, framed aquatint engravings by Charles Hunt depicting sporting scenes after the oil paintings by John Sturgess (1864-1903). The first is entitled Queen's Huntings...Shewing the Way, and the other is entitled Queen's Huntings...Not This Time. Each carries the marks of the engraver and publisher as follows: "ENGRAVED BY CHARLES HUNT & SON" and "LONDON PUBLISHED FEB. 27TH 1875 BY G.P. MCQUEEN". Frames measure 26.5" by 32.5" and the plates measure 18" by 23".
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This engraved print is entitled LES THERMES DE DIOCLETIEN A ROME (at top), VUE PERSPECTIVE … RESTAURATION (at bottom). It depicts the Baths of Diocletian (Thermae Diocletiani) which were the grandest of the Roman public baths. Lower right reads A. GUILLAUMOT PERE SC. Below "VUE…" it reads "Imp. Ch. Chardon" indicating the engraver, Charles Chardon who worked in the late 19th century in Paris. Below "RESTAURATION…" it reads Firmin-Didot & Cie. Editeurs. At the lower left it reads E...