India HouseThe Sale Room.
London. Pub1.st Dec.r 1808, at R. Ackermann’s Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint with large margins. Platemark: 240 x 285mm (9½ x 11¼").
The sale room of East India House on Leadenhall Street in the City of London. The East India Company was the agent of the British Government in India from 1600 until 1858. Employees of the Company included essayist Charles Lamb, philosopher James Mill, and his son J.S. Mill. The building was demolished in 1862 and the Lloyd's premises built on the site. Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London'. The figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin.
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