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Brown, Cecil, 1903-1983

A prospect of the city of London from the south east in the year 1945 : shewing its architecture, the destruction caused by the King's enemies during the previous five years, and some of the means whereby the safety of the citizens was maintained : 1939-1945 / Cecil Brown delineavit.

[London] : London Topographical Society, 1949.
Physical Description:
1 view ; 38 x 53 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 32
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Not drawn to scale.
Bird's-eye view.
"Size of original drawing, 9 ft. x 6 ft. 6 in."--Lower margin.
Includes dedication statement, index to points of interest, inset map with index reference numbers, ill. of angels, and coat-of-arms.
"Reproduced by kind permission of the artist, Cecil Brown, Esq. : (Size of original drawing, 108 x 78 in.). The London Topographical Society. Publication No. 82 (issued for 1949)."--Signed at foot.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 633
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Accompanied by original mailing tube, addressed to Major J.R. Abbey.
Subject Terms:
Buildings -- War damage -- England -- Corporation of London -- Maps.
City of London (England)
City of London (England). Corporation -- Aerial views -- Facsimiles.
London (England) -- Map.
Maps -- Facsimiles.
Bird's-eye views.
London Topographical Society, publisher.

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