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A View of Albion Mill on Fire

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View of the Albion Mills on fire at night from the river; in foreground men carry a hose over a barge to fight flames from the beach, two men stand and drink on rocks by water, part of a beached sail boat on the left, Blackfriars Bridge on the right crowded with onlookers. 1791. Etching, aquatint and hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Print maker - John William Edy
Inscription: Lettered with title below image, followed by "On Wednesday Morning March 2d. 1791, with part of Black Friars Bridge, Albion Buildings &c." At left below image "J.W. Edy delint. & Sculpt."
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Albion Mills, London, England

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