About this object

  • Maker:

    Sayer, Robert

  • ID:

    59.76

  • Production date:

    1777

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: Expanding City: New City: Rebuilding

  • Samuel and Nathaniel Buck travelled the British Isles making drawings, or 'prospects', of major towns, cities and archaeological sites, which were then published as engravings in London. Their drawing of Westminster and the City of London, made up of five sheets, was first printed in 1749. However, this particular print is a re-issue, published 1777. It has been updated to include major new features such as Blackfriars Bridge and the widened London Bridge, which has also had the houses removed.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 325 mm; W 4002 mm

  • Materials

    ink; watercolour; paper; linen

  • Last Updated

    2018-08-15

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    River Thames (depicted)

  • Related Group

    Bridge
    The Great Fire of London 1666

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