The View of the Charity Children in the Strand, upon the VII of July, MDCCXIII,being the day appointed by her late Majesty Queen Anne for a Publick Thanksgiving for the Peace...
Engraving on two sheets conjoined. Total 380 x 1260mm (15 x 49½"); large margins. Folds, as issued.
A large prospect of the Strand during the ceremonial procession celebrating the end of Britain's participation in the War of the Spanish Succession, sealed by the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713. Two stands hold 4,000 children, clothed for the occasion, girls on the left and boys on the right.
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