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St. Paul’s Cathedral and London Bridge

St. Paul’s Cathedral and London Bridge

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Title:
St. Paul’s Cathedral and London Bridge
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: The fore edge painting of St. Paul’s Cathedral and London Bridge is an unusually fine one and shows sail boats on the river and the buildings of London in the background. The coloring of the painting is very fine and a wealth of detail is shown in the stonework of the bridge and the Cathedral as well as of the many buildings.
Date:
(c) 1812
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Marine paintings
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Bridges
Rivers
Cathedrals
Boats
St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England)
Places:
EnglandLondon
London Bridge
St Paul's Cathedral
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1812.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Night thoughts and a paraphrase on part of the book of Job / by Edward Young ; with the life of the author [by Herbert Croft and Dr. Johnson]
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000181A
Call #:
RARE BKS PR3782 .N5 1812x
Barcode:
39999063117467