Object Title

Print

Print

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

I.351

Provenance

Old Armouries' Library Stock.

Physical Description

A view of the Tower from the North-west, the foreground with figures, citizens, sailors and traders, on Tower Hill. Inscribed: 'Engraved for Noorthoucks 'History of London' 1772', 'J. Taylor sculp.'

Dimensions

Dimensions: 8.2 in. x 13.1 in. (20.8 x 33.3 cm.)

Associations

Bibliographic References

John Noorthouck, A New History of London, including Westminster and Southwark, to which is added a General Survey of the Whole; describing the Public Buildings, Late Improvements &c. ... Printed for R. Baldwin, No. 47 Pater-noster Row, MDCCLXXIII.

Notes

'Reduced from a Maurer engraving published by Bowles, 'c.' 1753 [230 x 380 mm.]: the mariners and hucksters in the foreground are faithfully copied, but the once fashionable citizens and their coach are omitted.' [Adams, 'London Illustrated' London 1983, p. 126]
Adams 51/37
T 59