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View of London from Lambeth Church, 1752

  • John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • John Boydell, English, 1719-1804

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 10 1/4 × 17 inches (26 × 43.2 cm) Sheet: 10 3/4 × 17 1/2 inches (27.3 × 44.5 cm)

Gift of Lewis M. Wetzel

68.55

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Ships
  • Cityscape
  • Etching
  • Marine (visual work)
  • London

Watermark: EDMEADS[illegible] | 180[illegible]

Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Inc. Boydell Delin & Sculp. Inscribed, center bottom margin: A View of London taken off Lambert Church I Veue de Londres dessine de dessus l'Eglize de Lambeth | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell Engraver, at Unicorn the corner of Queen Street Cheapside London 1752. Price 1s. Inscribed, lower right corner: No 24 Inscribed, within plate mark, lower left corner: [illegible brief pencil notation]

1968-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

John Boydell, View of London from Lambeth Church, 1752, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Lewis M. Wetzel, 68.55.