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Untitled (An aeronautical view of London)

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An aeronautical view of London; bird's eye view over the city from mid-stream on the Thames, looking towards Westminster; the Tower of London in foreground slightly to right, with docks stretching to the far right; the river busy with shipping, leading up to London Bridge followed by a succession of further bridges along the Thames; countryside beyond city, the river winding its way into the distance on the left; compasses at bottom of view. 1831. Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Print maker - Robert Havell I
Inscription: Any lettering has been cut off
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Pool of London, London, England

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