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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 193

    English School, mid-18th Century

    A view of the Thames at Putney Bridge, from the Fulham bank, with the Swan Inn

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    English School, mid-18th Century
    A view of the Thames at Putney Bridge, from the Fulham bank, with the Swan Inn
    oil on canvas
    36 x 47 in. (91.5 x 119.4 cm.)
    in a contemporary English carved, gilded and swept frame


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    A similar subject is engraved and illustrated in Hugh Phillips, The Thames about 1750, London, 1951, p. 171, fig. 194. The bell under the roof of the toll-house was put up in 1730, so that toll collectors could ring for assistance when attacked by highwaymen, or unruly travellers.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE 18TH EARL OF PERTH