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A mid 19th century detailed 'balloon view' of London

BANKS, John Henry.

A Cosmoramic View of London.
London: Banks, Wallis & Ackermann, 1843. Coloured. Aquatint. 440 x 1000mm.

Minor repairs.

A detailed 'balloon-view' of London, taken from a point above Kennington. On the left edge are Vauxhall Bridge, Hyde Park Corner and Regent's Park; on the right the Tower and West India Docks; in the foreground Lambeth Palace and the Elephant & Castle; and on the far horizon Highgate Archway. A later state of c.1860 has the plate retitled 'A Panoramic View of London', as 'Cosmoramic' dropped from usage.


Stock ID : 19391

£3,500

£3,500

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Stock Id :19391

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A mid 19th century detailed 'balloon view' of London

BANKS, John Henry.

A Cosmoramic View of London.
London: Banks, Wallis & Ackermann, 1843. Coloured. Aquatint. 440 x 1000mm.

Minor repairs.

A detailed 'balloon-view' of London, taken from a point above Kennington. On the left edge are Vauxhall Bridge, Hyde Park Corner and Regent's Park; on the right the Tower and West India Docks; in the foreground Lambeth Palace and the Elephant & Castle; and on the far horizon Highgate Archway. A later state of c.1860 has the plate retitled 'A Panoramic View of London', as 'Cosmoramic' dropped from usage.


Stock ID : 19391

£3,500

£3,500

Return To Listing