DAC Collection Object Information
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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