London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
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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