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The Great Hall, Bank of England (The Microcosm of London, plate 7)

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Artist:
Auguste Charles Pugin (British (born France), Paris 1768/69–1832 London)
Etcher:
John Hill (American (born England), London 1770–1850 Clarksville, New York)
Publisher:
Published by Rudolph Ackermann (London)
Date:
February 1, 1808
Medium:
Etching and aquatint, hand colored
Dimensions:
plate: 9 1/4 x 10 7/8 in. (23.5 x 27.7 cm) sheet: 9 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. (24.7 x 29.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.569
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Pugin & Rowlandson delt. et. sculpt."/ "Hill aqua-t."

Inscription: in plate lower center: "London Pub. Feb.1. 1808 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101, Strand"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's London, Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego, Rowlandson II.126.7, 399; Abbey 217.7; G. C. 16.7
A. Hyatt Mayor "Rowlandson's England." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 20, New York, February 1962, fig. no. 14, ill.



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