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View of the Bridge & Pagoda, St. James's Park

1814

Print after Augustus Charles Pugin

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Title

View of the Bridge & Pagoda, St. James's Park

Date

1814

Artist

Description

View in the park looking towards the temporary bridge and pagoda built over the canal for the 1814 firework display, people standing behind a wooden fence in foreground, Westminster Abbey in the distance on the right. 1814. Etching, aquatint and hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Ackermann; Print maker - J R Hamble
Inscription: Lettered below image with title, followed by "Erected for the Grand Jubilee in celebration of the Peace / Under the direction of Sir Wm Congreve Bart / 1st Augt. 1814", and with production details: "A. Pugin delt / J.R. Hamble aquat / London Pub octr 1st 1814 at R. Ackermann's 101 Strand"
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St. James's Park, London, England

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