Object Title

Print

Print

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

I.383

Provenance

Old Armouries Library stock.

Physical Description

View of the Tower of London, including the roof of the Grand Storehouse, from the north-west, with a view of the Mint, from Tower Hill. Personages in the foreground include the artist, Thomas Shotter Boys in a green coat and top hat, sketching. Drawn and lithographed by T. S. Boys. Mounted on card.

Dimensions

Dimensions: 7.9 in. x 17.1 in (20 cm. x 43.2 cm)

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Notes

Published as plate 3 of Thomas Shotter Boys 'London as it is.', London, 1842. In spite of the date, the view was obviously completed before the fire of 31 October, 1841, which destroyed the Grand Storehouse.
Adams 196/3
T.56
See also I.232 by the same artist, entitled 'The Tower of London ... The Morning after the Fire'.
Conserved and mounted, March, 1995.