About this object

  • Maker:

    Nixon, John

  • ID:

    A20307

  • Production date:

    1813

  • Location:

    In Store

  • This lively watercolour of Bartholomew Fair shows the entertainments literally in full swing with the rides and sideshows displayed on the left. Bartholomew Fair was acknowledged as being the most famous fair in London which was held every August. In this crowded scene we see an early ferris wheel far left, people eating under an awning, watching masquerades and pantomimes.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 470 mm; W 696 mm (paper)

  • Materials

    paper; watercolour

  • Last Updated

    2018-01-11

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    City of London (depicted)

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