House Guards
By WIRSING, A[dam] L[udwig] , 1753

A View of the Parade in St James's Park. Vue de la Parade dans le Parc de St James.

  • Author: WIRSING, A[dam] L[udwig]
  • Publication place: Nuremberg
  • Publisher: A[dam] L[udwig] Wirsing
  • Publication date: 1753-70
  • Physical description: Etching and engraving.
  • Dimensions: Image: 227 by 407mm (9 by 16 inches). Sheet: 308 by 440mm (12.25 by 17.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 12396


A view of Horse Guards across Horse Guards Parade, with strolling figures watching the foot soldiers on parade. The current Horse Guards building was designed by John Vardy and completed in 1753, assigning an approximate date to the print.

Adam Ludwig Wirsing (1733-97) was a German printmaker.


  1. BM 1876,0708.2773.