The Dun Cow, Kensington [ms.]
[Pub.d June 4th by T. Clay, 18 Ludgate Hill.]
Aquatint with hand colouring. Sheet approx 155 x 180mm (6 x 7"). Trimmed to image; glued to album sheet.
The Dun Cow public house in Kensington, London. Subsequently the Campden Arms, the pub was built on the Butt's Field estate near the corner of Kensington Road and Hogmire Lane [now Gloucester Road], close to the turnpike toll gate. From Pickett's 1812 book of 'Ninety-Six Speciments of Cottages-Bridges-Castles-Churches [...] Intended to facilitate the Improvement of the Student, and to aid the Practitioner, in Landscape Composition'. Aside from its function as an educational volume, the scenes in the book also provide many unusual views of London in the early 19th century.
Abbey (Life in England) 168.
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