A Perspective View of the North West Front of y.e. Parish Church of S.t. Brides w.th. the beautiful Spire &c. The Height from the Cross above the Vain to the Ground is 242 feet.Vüe de L'Eglise Pareissiale de S.t. Bride dont Son Cloche est de 242 Pieds.
London Printed for Carington Bowles in S.t. Pauls Church Yard, Rob.t Wilkinson in Cornhill, and Rob.t Sayer in Fleet Street.
Hand coloured engraving. Plate: 395 x 265mm, (15½ x 10½"). Frame: 555 x 420mm, (22 x 16½"). Unexamined out of frame. Rubbing in colour.
A view of the church of St Bride on Fleet Street, designed by Wren in 1672, the multiple layers of a wedding cake are said to have been inspired by the spire of St Bride.
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