|Size:||5.8 x 7.8 inch|
| ||14.7 x 19.8 cm|
Etching and drypoint on cream colored wove paper, printed in brown-black ink with selectively wiped plate tone.
Signed in pencil lower right "W.Walcot"
Printed in 1922 from an edition of 425
Catalogue raisonne: Dickins 73, EHL 100
One of the five plates comprising The Arteries of Gt. Britain. View looking down on the open Swing Bridge, from the High Level Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne. Timber and coal being carried by boat.
Source: Impressions of Cities, Ancient and Modern, Etchings by William Walcot (Elizabeth Harvey-Lee) William Walcot
William Walcot (March 10, 1874 - May 21, 1943) was an British architect and graphic artist, notable as practitioner of refined Art Nouveau (Style Moderne) in Moscow, Russia. His trademark Ladys Head keystone ornament became the easily recognizable symbol of Russian Style Moderne. In 1920s-1930s, he concentrated on graphic art and was praised as the best architectura ...
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