A View Of The Bank of England.
London, Published Aug.t 1.st 1816, at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101 Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint. Plate 437 x 527mm. 17¼ x 20¾".
View of the south front of the Bank of England, designed by Sir John Soane (1753-1837), with part of the Mansion House on the left; Threadneedle Street busy with street traders, families and elegantly dressed figures, a lady enters a coach on the left. After Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1793-1864). From Ackermann's series 'Views of London', which dates from 1811-22, and consists of 18 large aquatints, coloured by hand. The majority of prints are after T. H. Shepherd, but Gendall, Pugin & Rowlandson also contributed. Print makers included Bluck, Havell and Stadler.
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