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London.
London.
Drawn, Engraved and Published by John Swertner, Maudlin Lane, St. James's, Bristol, July 1st 1801.
Hand coloured aquatint. Printed area approx: Unexamined out of frame. Vertical crease to right where previously folded.
A view of London from the north (Islington); St Paul's central at mid-distance; fields in foreground with figures working on harvest, Islington church to the right. Print made by Johannes Swertner (1746 - 1813) a Moravian Minister who, in 1787 ascended the spire of St Mary's church, (depicted in print) which was being fitted with a lightning conductor at the time, in order to study London from a height.
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Index to the View of London. [Lettered A-Z; and; Numbered 1-90 listings of specific locations.]
Index to the View of London. [Lettered A-Z; and; Numbered 1-90 listings of specific locations.]
[J. Swertner.]
Published as the Act directs by J. Swertner Aug.t 1.st 1789.
Etching with aquatint. Sheet 125 x 750mm (4¾" x 29½"). Folds with some creasing through the image.
Key to an aquatint view of Westminster and the City of London from Islington by The Rev. John Swertner (1746-1813). Swertner was a Moravian Minister who, when not producing views such as this, was a prolific writer of hymns.
Guildhall Library Print Room: p7494442.
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