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 () 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.