A View of the Tower, taken upon the Thames.No.15.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell Engraver 1751. Price. 1s.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 260 x 425mm (10¼ x 16¾").
A fine view down the Thames from the Tower to St Paul's; in foreground to left a group of boats anchored with masts, in the distance to the left a forest of masts, from behind which the dome of St Paul's can be seen, and Monument to the right. From "A Collection of One Hundred Views In England and Wales". John Boydell's 'Collection of Views' was made after he turned from engraver to print publisher in 1767. The first collection was issued in 1770, and included some plates by printmakers other than himself.
Adams (London): 47.15.
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