Threadneedle Street, London, England
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The old gateway of the British Museum; exterior view of the wall and gateway of Montagu House in the course of demolition, with the new building rising in the background, to the immediate right of the gateway is a small group of workmen, in the street outside are various passersby, a horse-drawn carriage, and next to the gateway stands a soldier in red coat and with a rifle over his shoulder. January 1846. Watercolour with bodycolour over graphite.
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