View of the Savoy from the River Thames.
Pen and ink sketch with grey wash, titled in ink. 90 x 170mm. Split in left edge of image.
The Savoy Palace as it would have been in the 1550s. Once the grandest nobleman's residence of medieval London, it was John of Gaunt's house when it was attacked during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 and destroyed. In 1505 Henry had it rebuilt as a hospital, as shown here, which closed in 1702.
For a version of the print from which this is taken, see ref. 26232
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