Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Originally acquired as by Thomas Rowlandson; attribution was later revised.

North Front of the Bank of England, London,

Aquatint with hand coloring

Dimensions (Plate): 300 x 225 mm (11.8 x 8.9 in.)

Inscribed below image: “North Front of the Bank“; inscribed: “65” [probably a number in an unidentified set]

Accession number: 1953.D1.104

Bequest of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1953

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Harlow, McDonald & Co. (label adhered to verso of frame: “Harlow, McDonald & Co., 667 Fifth Avenue, N.Y.,” as by Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827).

Work Type: print

Related Works: An impression of this print with full inscription and margins at the Yale Center for British Art (B1977.14.15242) has this inscription below the title: “Published July 31st, 1797, by T. Malton / Plate 65.”

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