To the Rev.d C.Wordsworth, Head Master of Harrow School, This View of the Ruins caused by the late Fire on Monday Oct 22nd 1838,which totally destroyed his House. - Is most respectfully dedicated by Permissionto Him. by his most Obedient and Humble Servants, I.C.Oldmeadow & I.Warren.
Published by J.Warren, Harrow. [n.d., c.1828.]
Lithograph, rare. 285 x 361mm. 11¼ x14¼".
The destruction caused by an out break of fire in 1838 at the headmaster's house at Harrow School. The fire was the result of a defect in a new device for heating the building by hot air. It was then rebuilt for Dr Christopher Wordsworth in 1842.
See Ref: 9069 for coloured version.
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