Excise Office, Broad Street.
London. Pub. Feb 1, 1810 at R. Ackermann’s Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Coloured aquatint. 225 x 270mm. 9¾ x 10½". Slight offset from test.
The Excise Office was responsible for collecting taxes on products including alchohol; tea, coffee and chocolate; malt, hops, starch, candles; and paper, vellum and parchment Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London', the figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 11451] £130.00