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Creator:
Buck, Samuel, 1696-1779, engraver.
Title:
[Views of the cities of Westminster and London taken from the opposite bank of the Thames]
Published/Created:
London : S. & N. Buck, 1749.
Physical Description:
1 panorama on 5 sheets : engraving ; full panorama 31 x 395 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA683 .I45a Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Notes:
"Engraved by S. & N. Buck ... publish'd according to Act of Parliamt Sep. 11th 1749. No. 1 Garden Court, Middle Temple, London".
Panoramric view of London and Westminster, comprised of five engraved sheets with place names listed in the lower margin, keyed to corresponding points in the print. Each panel engraved by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck from drawings taken from different vantage points along the Thames. When taken together, the panorama forms a continuous view of London from Westminster Bridge to London Bridge.
Hyde, R. Prospect of Britain, p. 22, 47-48
Hyde, R. Gilded scenes and shining prospects, 53
Phillips, H. Thames about 1750
BAC: For four of the five sheets, see also: Yale Center for British Art, Department of Prints and Drawings, B1977.14.19126-9.
Subject Terms:
London (England) -- History -- Pictorial works.
London (England) -- Pictorial works.
Panoramas -- England -- London.
Thames River (England) -- History -- Pictorial works.
Westminster (London, England) -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1749.
Panoramas -- England -- London -- 1749.
Contributors:
Buck, Nathaniel, engraver.
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