A View of London Bridge and Custom House With the Margate Steam Yachts.Vue du Pont de Londres et de la Douane.
Published by F. West, 83 Fleet Street. London. [n.d., c. 1833].
Aquatint with very large margins. 360 x 270mm (14 x 10½"), watermarked 'J Whatman 1833.]
A view of the Thames and Custom House from downstream. Among the Margate Steam yachts is the 'London Engineer', which began her service in 1818 ferrying people between Margate and London before the development of the railways. From Havell's 'Series of View of the Public Buildings and Bridge in London', first publish 1820-1 by Havell & Colnaghi.
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