York Panorama – £10,750 from J Dickinson Maps & Prints.

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It is offered for £10,750 by J Dickinson Maps & Prints, at the event which runs from September 29-October 2 at Tennants of Leyburn, North Yorkshire.

Completed by John Haynes, a local draughtsman, surveyor, engraver and printer (he would be working in London by the 1750s), the panorama has a viewpoint looking along the Tadcaster Road towards Micklegate and the great northern city. The names of prominent individuals’ residences are also pointed out while at the bottom is an image of York racecourse complete with a stand for spectators.

The map is rare in this state. Only one other is known, which is in the British Library, while two later states are in the Royal Collection and the Bodleian Library.

Second Leyburn staging

The engraving joins many other works of art and antiques as the fair returns for its second staging at Tennants. Running since 1951 and now under the direction of Ingrid Nilson, it moved from its long-time venue in Harrogate last year.


Fileman Antiques offers this goblet engraved with woodland scenes patented by Mr Davenport of Langport, Staffordshire, for £1250.

Around 2600 people attended the event, and this year it has grown, hosting more than 40 exhibitors. Once again it will take place in the Garden Rooms and Cloisters of the auction house.

Among those standing are Walker Galleries of Harrogate, Blackbrook Gallery, Highland Antiques and Sylvie Collett – Sew Antiques. Newcomers to the event at Tennants include William Cook, Malcolm Eglin Antiques, Bags of Glamour and Catherine Hunt Oriental Antiques.