View of the Thames from the Water Works, York Buildings, to Blackfriar's Bridge.1.WaterWorks. 2. Adelphi. 3.Somerset Place. 4. St. Paul's.
Published September 1st, 1803 by Laurie & Whittle. 33, Fleet Street, London.
Coloured aquatint. Printed area 390 x 260mm (14" x 10").
View of the Thames shows from left to right: 1. WaterWorks, 2. Adelphi, 3. Somerset Place, 4. St Pauls. The Waterworks company was founded in 1675, and it was erected at the river end of Villiers Street. This view shows the company's 70 ft high water tower, which was erected in the late 17th century. York buildings was the name given to the streets and houses erected on York House, a former palace on the Strand.
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