The Temple Church.The Temple Church is one of the most Beautiful Gothic Structures we see in England, supported by neat slender Pillars, compos’d of what is usually call’d Sussex Marble. It is a lightsome Airy Church, disincumber’d with Galleries which generally hide the Beauty of these Sacred Buildings in London. There is a Tradition that the Church was founded by Dunwallo Mulmutus a British King Anno Mundi 4748; but most are of Opinion it was erected, or at least rebuilt by the Knights Templars about the year 1185. No.42.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J: Boydell at the Globe near Durham Yard in the Strand London 1750. Price 1s.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 275 x 361mm (10¾ x 14¼").
Interior view of the Temple Church; the vaulted ceiling supported by two rows of columns, fashionably dressed figures strolling through. 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): 47.42.
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