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Creator:
unknown artist
after C. John M. Whichelo, 1784–1865, British
Title:

The Strand

Date:
1811
Medium:
Engraving on slightly textured, medium, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 11 7/8 × 9 5/8 inches (30.2 × 24.4 cm) and Image: 9 5/8 × 8 inches (24.4 × 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center, description that includes: "THE STRAND | preparatory to its improvement in the year 1810 | The View takes in the East end of St Clements Church, the North ends of Essex Street, New Court, Milford Lane, and Arundel Street, with the Grotesque appearance of antient | houses about to be pulled down, and replaced by a circular row of stately buildings...."; lower center: "London Published Feby.11.1811 by R. Wilkinson No 58, Cornhill"; lower left: "213 Thomas, Georges Coffee H"; center right: "Whichelo Del."; lower right: "193 Richards, Chemist"; lettered within image, lower center, plan labeled extensively with street names and sites

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15233
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32047
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