image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art

The Strand with Astley's Theatre

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Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "[...]"
Medium: Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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From the Watercolour World

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69 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England

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The circus venue Astley's Amphitheatre was opened in 1773 and burned down on three occasions. This shows the building as it was rebuilt after the second fire in 1803.