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St Mary Aldermanbury / Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1880,1113.3985

  • Title (object)

    • St Mary Aldermanbury

    Title (series)

    • Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini
  • Description

    View of the church at the north end of Aldermanbury; a wagon outside, other figures on pavement. 1814
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1814
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 244 millimetres
    • Width: 278 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, followed by "Stands at the N. end of Aldermanbury, and was in the Old time belonging to St Pauls, we find on record, that in Hen III there was a disputed question as to the presentation, which is the earliest time it can be traced. Dugdale in his Monasticon Vol II p.462 takes up the question. The fire 1666 spread its destructive flames to this Building, after which 1677 it was rebuilt by Sir C. Wren in a beautiful manner. / The present Rector the Revd J.T. Salusbury LLB in 1802 succeeded Revd C. Smith". With production details: "Designed by Sir Christopher Wren / Drawn by G. Shepherd & Etched by J. Skelton for the Architectural Series of London Churches by J. Booth Duke St Portland Place Novr 25 1814".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment see 1880,1113.1684

  • Bibliography

    • Adams 1983 129.76 bibliographic details
    • Crace 1878 XXV.51 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Crace Collection main series)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1880

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1880,1113.3985

View of the church at the north end of Aldermanbury; a wagon outside, other figures on pavement.  1814  Etching

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View of the church at the north end of Aldermanbury; a wagon outside, other figures on pavement. 1814 Etching

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