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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
Attributed to James Basire, 1769–1822, British
Title:

Plate I. Memorials of the Commissioners for Improving Westminster, 1811

Date:
1811
Medium:
Line engraving on smooth, medium, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 7 5/8 × 12 5/8 inches (19.4 × 32.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, left center: "Plate I. MEMORIALS OF THE COMMISSIONERS FOR IMPROVING WESTMINSTER. 1811"; upper left: "Stories Gate"; upper left: "Princes Court"; upper left: "Dartmouth Street"; center left: "Bennett Street"; lower left: "Tothill Street"; center left: "Princes Street"; upper left: "Great George Street"; upper left: "Mewse Mewse Mewse"; center: "Sessions House"; upper center: "Little George Street"; upper center: "Mewse"; upper center, numbers "1" to "9"; lower center: "Westminster Abbey"; center right: "St Margaret's Church"; center right: "Gordon Square"; upper right: "Bridge Street"; upper right: "New Palace Yard"; lower right: "252. Ordered by the HOUSE OF COMMONS | to be Printed 24th June 1811"; bottom left, scale bar numbered "100" to "400 feet"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22696
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | city planning | stables
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | Dean's Yard | England | London | Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55250
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