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Rudolph Ackermann began to publish views of the most well-known sites and buildings across contemporary London, with accompanying conversational historical text on each of the locations. He titled it The Microcosm of London, or London in Miniature. It was originally published in sections, which Ackermann called "numbers," beginning in 1808. These numbers were then later bound into volumes for those who wanted and could afford the whole set.
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H 217 mm; W 269 mm (paper)
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