5 June 2006
Thomas Allom (1804-1872)
View of London from the steeple of St Bride's Church, Fleet Street looking towards St Paul's Cathedral
with inscription 'Edward Duncan/Bird's Eye View of London from the Steeple of St. Bride's Church, Fleet Street/looking Eastwards/c.1840' (on the reverse)
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, heightened with touches of white and with scratching out
14 5/8 x 29 in. (37.2 x 73.7 cm.)
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For a discussion of the attribution and for another view of London by Thomas Allom see lot 59.
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