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Thunderstorm near St Albans

1781

Unknown Artist

From the collection

Title

Thunderstorm near St Albans

Date

1781

Description

Illustration to accompany Michael Lort’s letter on the effects of a thunderstorm, showing a broad monochrome arch in the clouds above a landscape of road and trees. A horse-drawn cart and a foot traveller can be seen on the road. Inscribed below: “The representation of the Heavens as seen (nr St Albans) previous to that dreadful storm of thunder lightning & rain which hapned on the 19 of June 1781”. Not signed.

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Location

St Albans, Hertfordshire, England

Country

Continent

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