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Exhibition Room, Somerset House

1808

Print after Augustus Charles Pugin and Thomas Rowlandson

From the collection

Title

Exhibition Room, Somerset House

Date

1808

Description

Plate 2: Scene in the Great Room in the Royal Academy, during an exhibition; a large crowd of colourful characters gathers in the space, some chatting in small groups, others admiring the paintings that fill the walls, reaching from floor level to the ceiling, impossibly high to be seen in any detail; illustration in the 'Microcosm of London'. 1808. Etching, aquatint and hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher-Ackermann; Print maker-John Hill
Inscription: Lettered with title below image, and production details: "Rowlandson & Pugin delt et sculpt / Hill Aquatin / London Pubd. 1. Jany. 1808 at R Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101 Strand."
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Location

Somerset House, London, England

Country

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