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Horse Armoury, Tower of London (Microcosm of London, plate 101)

Series/Portfolio:
Microcosm of London
Artist:
Designed and etched by Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Artist:
Designed and etched Auguste Charles Pugin (British (born France), Paris 1768/69–1832 London)
Artist:
Aquatint by Thomas Sunderland (British, Whittington Hall, Lonsdale 1744–1828 Littlecroft)
Publisher:
Rudolph Ackermann (London)
Date:
November 1, 1809
Medium:
Hand-colored etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 x 11 9/16 in. (24.4 x 29.3 cm) Plate: 9 1/16 × 11 in. (23 × 28 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.1671(63)
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.



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