Horse Armoury, Tower of London (Microcosm of London, plate 101)
Microcosm of London
Designed and etched by Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Designed and etched Auguste Charles Pugin (British (born France), Paris 1768/69–1832 London)
Aquatint by Thomas Sunderland (British, Whittington Hall, Lonsdale 1744–1828 Littlecroft)
Rudolph Ackermann (London)
November 1, 1809
Hand-colored etching and aquatint
Sheet: 9 5/8 x 11 9/16 in. (24.4 x 29.3 cm)
Plate: 9 1/16 × 11 in. (23 × 28 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image left: "Rowlandson & Pugin delt et sculpt"; center: "HORSE ARMOURY. / TOWER / London Pub Novr 1st 1809 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101 Strand"; right: "Sunderland aquat"; above image right: "Plate 101"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's London, Jan. 12, 1959, lot 163
Grego II.128 (no. 101), 399
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. II, pp. 128 (no. 101), 399.
The Grolier Club A Catalogue of Books Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, Together with a collection of original drawings by him Exh. cat. November 1916, cat. no. 16: 101, p. 27.
John Roland Abbey Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in Aquatint and Lithography, 1770–1860, from the Library of J. R. Abbey, A Bibliographical Catalogue. The Curwen Press, Ltd., London, 1952, p. 138, no. 212.101.