Bristol Views

Bristol ViewsSix pieces in the Bristol Views Series from the Gestler Collection. This series, which shows various views along the River Avon, was first made by Pountney & Allies (1816–1835),Bristol, Gloucestershire and continued by their successors Pountney & Goldney (1836–1849).

Clockwise from upper left, meat platter printed with "Bristol Hot Wells, on the Avon, with Steam Packets" from an aquatint source print by E. Wallis, c. 1823; bowl with “Bristol,” source print unidentified; platter with “Bristol” a wider version of the previous view; platter with “Clifton,” no source print identified for this view of a suburb of Bristol; plate with "St Vincent's Rocks," no source print identified for this view along the River Avon towards Bristol; and platter with "View Near Bristol, River Avon" from an 1821 lithograph by Francis Nicholson. Additional views in this series can be found in the TCC Database of Patterns and Sources.

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