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A Perspective View of ye Great Canal in St James's Park

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1880,1113.2336

  • Title (object)

    • A Perspective View of ye Great Canal in St James's Park
  • Description

    View in the park looking down the canal; in foreground a young boy flies a kite, a sedan chair passes to the left, other figures stroll around by canal, two horses drink from water on the right. 1741
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1741
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 254 millimetres
    • Width: 426 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title in English and in French, and with production details: "J. Maurer delin et Sculp London 1741 / Publish'd According to Act of Parliament"
  • Bibliography

    • Crace 1878 XII.84 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Crace Collection main series)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1880

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1880,1113.2336

View in the park looking down the canal; in foreground a young boy flies a kite, a sedan chair passes to the left, other figures stroll around by canal, two horses drink from water on the right.  1741  Etching

Recto

View in the park looking down the canal; in foreground a young boy flies a kite, a sedan chair passes to the left, other figures stroll around by canal, two horses drink from water on the right. 1741 Etching

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