Give your orders immediately for the Pictorial Times of Saturday, January 11. On this day One Shilling will procure for all persons the Largest Engraving in the World, The Grand Panorama of London from the Thames, Fourteen Feet in Length! and a DoubleNumber of the Pictorial Times, containing 60 engravings and 72 columns of letterpress. A complete Pictorial Newspaper, filled with every variety of Intelligence, and a copious and entertaining History of Ancient and Modern London, Including an accurate Description of the Grand Panorama of the Thames. Order the Pictorial Times, a Double Number for One Shilling, and the Gigantic Print Gratis! All will go free by Post. Thirteen Postage Stamps sent to the Office 135. Fleet Street, London, will ensure the delivery of both Papers and the... [On verso]: Four small panoramas along the thames from the House of Parliament to the Tower of London, all looking towards the northside of the Thames.
Letterpress and engraving. 190 x 120mm. 7½ x 4¾". Crease.
Although dated 21 December, 1844 the panorama appeared on 11 January, 1845. It was divided into four sections on a sheet measuring 31½ inches by 42½ inches, so that when joined up into a continuous strip the print would measure 5½ inches by 148½ inches.
[Ref: 14662] £280.00