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Object: A Perspective View of ye Royal Palace of Somerset next ye River
Series: A Collection of Views of old London and its environs
View of the gardens and terrace at Somerset House; on the right the River Thames looking towards St Paul's and the City of London, on the right Somerset House; many elegantly dressed people stroll through the gardens; a later state published by F. West. 1742, this state c.1840
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Height: 254 millimetres
Width: 426 millimetres
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- This print was first published by Bowles, and is listed in his 1753 catalogue in the series 'Perspective Views in and about London', and this plate is number 15.
This impression was published later as part of West's mid-nineteenth century Collection of Views, consisting of plates from the stock of John Bowles and his successors, all made around the mid-eighteenth century.
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