NIXON John (c.1755-1818) ‘A Patent Extinguisher / being a safe & Easy mode Putting out a Candle’. Pen, brush and ink. Extensively inscribed by the artist. Study for the (included) etching and aquatint (click here) published by W.Holland, July 1801. Ex. Collection: Ronald Searle (from ‘Andrew Blake, 1954’). The drawing: 12.25x9.25 inches the sheet. The print :11.25x9.5 the page.
9. NIXON John (c.1755-1818) ‘Mssrs Legg. Preen. G & J Nixon setting off in the Post Waggon from Helvoutsluys (sic.Hellevoetsluis, Voorne-Putten Island) for the Brill (sic.Brielle)’ presumably en route to Rotterdam . Provenance: Hospital de la Providence (French Hospital), Rochester. 4.75x8 inches. Framed: 13x15 inches.