Baynton-Williams Gallery: Fine Antiquarian Maps and Prints

Microcosm of London: Leadenhall Market

Microcosm of London: Leadenhall Market
Thomas Rowlandson & Augustus Pugin.
Leaden Hall Market.
Pugin & Rowlandson del.t et sculp.t. J.C. Stadler aquat. Pub 1st. Jan.y 1809 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101 Strand, London.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour.  220 x 270mm. 
Leadenhall Market, situated in what was the centre of Roman London, was originally a meat, game and poultry market. It still exists today, now a covered arcade with more upmarket shops.
From Ackermann's 'Microcosm of London', a series of views with the figures drawn by the caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the buildings by architectural draughtsman Augustus Pugin.

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