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Prospects of London before and after the Great Fire: P.38-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Prospects of London before and after the Great Fire


Printmaker: Hollar, Wenceslaus



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Turner, S. R.


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1665


State with 'Cum privilegio' etc, erased.

School or Style


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: This print was shown to Her Majesty and / the Queen of the Belgians at / Buckingham Palace on March 20th 1844 / accompanying the model of the subject for the Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens / William Tyler [signed]. Sheet also signed by Geo Danson [left] and 'John Whiting / Buckingham Palace
  • Location: Margin lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.38-1973
Primary reference Number: 203140
New Hollstein (German): 1917 V/V
Pennington: 1015
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Audit data

Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Saturday 28 January 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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