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South-east view of the remains of King John's palace at Eltham in Kent. London and Westr. &c. in the distance.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0819.738

  • Title (object)

    • South-east view of the remains of King John's palace at Eltham in Kent. London and Westr. &c. in the distance.
  • Description

    On the right, King John's palace, with other buildings behind it; on the left and in the foreground, a small park with trees, where one man flies a kite, two children play with horses, and a mule grazes; in the far distance is Westminster Abbey. 1789
    Etching and aquatint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1789
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 365 millimetres
    • Width: 539 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title and: "P Sandby Fecit 1787/ Publish'd by P Sandby St Georges Row Facing Hyde Park May 1789"
  • Bibliography

    • Gunn 2015 324 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0819.738

On the right, King John's palace, with other buildings behind it; on the left and in the foreground, a small park with trees, where one man flies a kite, two children play with horses, and a mule grazes; in the far distance is Westminster Abbey.  1789  Etching and aquatint

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On the right, King John's palace, with other buildings behind it; on the left and in the foreground, a small park with trees, where one man flies a kite, two children play with horses, and a mule grazes; in the far distance is Westminster Abbey. 1789 Etching and aquatint

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