Hand coloured aquatint. Printed area approx: Unexamined out of frame. Vertical crease to right where previously folded.
A view of London from the north (Islington); St Paul's central at mid-distance; fields in foreground with figures working on harvest, Islington church to the right. Print made by Johannes Swertner (1746 - 1813) a Moravian Minister who, in 1787 ascended the spire of St Mary's church, (depicted in print) which was being fitted with a lightning conductor at the time, in order to study London from a height.
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