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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 304

    Robert Martin, early 19th Century, after Wenceslaus Hollar

    The Long View of London from Bankside

    Price Realised  

    Robert Martin, early 19th Century, after Wenceslaus Hollar
    The Long View of London from Bankside
    handcoloured lithograph, originally published 1832
    S. 91 x 18¼in. (231.2 x 46.5cm.)


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    This magnificent view of seventeenth century London copied form Hollar's etched masterpiece of 1647, serves as a record of a lost city, destroyed barely twenty years later by the Great Fire.

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