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DESTRUCTION OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS BY FIRE ON 16 OCTOBER 1831
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DESTRUCTION OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS BY FIRE ON 16 OCTOBER 1831

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DESTRUCTION OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS BY FIRE ON 16 OCTOBER 1831
taken from the opposite bank of the Thames, printed in brown and yellow on silk--34in.x 29in. (88cm. x 75cm.)
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The Guildhall, London
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The Houses of Parliament were burned to the ground after the fire started in the House of Lords and spread to the House of Commons. The fire was well documented and was the subject of a painting by Turner, an eye witness to the fire.

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