New Stock Exchange.
London, Pub. July 1st July, 1809 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101 Strand.
Fine hand coloured aquatint. Platemark: 275 x 230mm (10¾ x 9") very large margins.
London's 'New' Stock Exchange, built in Capel Court by James Peacock, 1801-2. A plate from Ackermann's 'Microcosm of London' (1808-9), a landmark publication in the documentation of London, bringing together two specialist artists, Thomas Rowlandson to design the figures and Augustus Pugin to provide the architectural draughtsmanship. The result was a series of scenes unprecedented in their combination of vivid activity and architectual accuracy.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
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