Devonshire - Isaac Slater after James Pigot 1846
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Publication: I. Slater, Fleet Street, London
Description: Mid nineteenth century steelplate line engraving, early hand coloring, vignette of Exeter Cathedral
Condition: Age toned paper, some minor stains from verso showing through, good bold imprint, early hand colouring.
Image size: 235 x 350mm, 9.25 x 13.75" approx.
Order No. 3378
Isaac SlaterIn 1843/4 Slater joined Pigot and Co. publishers and commenced working with James Pigot Jnr after the death of his father in 1842. Slater subsequently acquired the business and the imprint I. Slater, replaced Pigot and Slater.
James Pigot (fl. 1794-1842) He started as an engraver for Dean's Manchester Directory, but later set up his own business publishing the London and Provincial New Commercial Directory, at first with Dean and then alone from 1822-3. In 1828 the Pigots moved from 24 to 17 Basing Lane, in 1832 they briefly moved to No.1. Their address 1838 is listed as 59 Fleet Street.