A fine antique engraved print illustrating Downing, the seat of Thomas Pennant, Esq in Flintshire. Engraved by W. C. Wilson from the drawing by M. Griffith for Sir Richard Colt Hoare. Published by J & J Boydell, London and dated 1792. Image size 18 x 13 with good margins (overall print size 26 x 19cm). Excellent condition.
Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758-1838) was descended from Sir Richard Hoare, Lord Mayor of London and Founder of the banking business C. Hoare & Co. He lived at Stourhead in Wiltshire and was an archeaologist and artist.