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The fatal Conflagration of the Custom House, on the Morning of the 12th February 1814

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Description

View from the river of the Custom House on fire at night; flames and smoke billowing into sky, boats in foreground with men watching spectacle. 1814. Etching, aquatint and hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Burkitt & Hudson
Inscription: Lettered below image with title, and "F. Calvert Pinxt. / Pubd. as the Act directs Feby 25, 1814, by Burkitt & Hudson, 85 Cheapside, London"
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Custom House, Lower Thames Street, London, England

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