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BOOT, William Henry James, 1848-1918 : PLUMSTEAD CHURCH AND MARSHES IN 1854.
[London : Cassell & Co., 1883]. A charming antique print – a view across open fields and marshland – the Thames in the distance – the church of St. Nicholas nestling among trees. Engraved by Thomas Samuel Bayley (fl.1883-1894) from an original study by William Henry James Boot. Originally produced for the part-work “Greater London : A Narrative of its History, its People and its Places” published between 1882 and 1884.
HASSELL, John, 1767-1825 : SEVEN DROOG CASTLE, SHOOTERS HILL.
London : J. Stratford, 1807. A charming antique print – the eighteenth-century folly on Shooters Hill, nowadays styled Severndroog Castle. Engraved by Frederick Rudolph Hay (1785?-1870) from a drawing by the watercolour artist John Hassell. Originally produced for the part-work by “Dr David Hughson” [David Pugh] known as “London; being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis” (London : 1805-1809).
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