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The Great Fire of London

Slide 13 of London, ancient and modern (lecture: Newton & Co., 425-830 slides, 1909-1937)

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The Hive, Worcester – reproduced by permission.
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creator of source image(s): DE LOUTHERBOURG, Philip James, R.A.  (1740-1812)

Type of image
drawing / painting / print
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
glass / paper
Production process
photography, on glass substrate
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Great Fire of London (2 September - 6 September 1666)


The slide shows an engraving based on de Loutherbourg's painting The Great Fire of London of c.1797, now in the collection of the Yale Center for British Art.


Example in The Hive, Worcester, item 832 BA16072/441

Example in A.H. Whinfield Collection

Lucerna ID  5101449

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