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[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : VIEW OF ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH HOLBORN.
[London : John Cooke, 1777]. A handsome late eighteenth-century antique print – an exterior view of St. Andrew Holborn set within an engraved beaded border. Originally engraved for the Cooke part-work publication, Henry Chamberlain, “A New and Compleat History and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster” (London : 1770), but here in a slightly later impression utilised for Walter Harrison, “A New and Universal History, Description and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster” (London : 1775-1777).
JOHNSON, R. : ST. ANDREW HOLBORN.
London : J. Booth, 1814. A handsome antique print – an early nineteenth-century view of the Wren church of St. Andrew Holborn and the churchyard. Engraved by S. Jenkins from original drawings (now in the British Museum) by R. Johnson. Originally produced for the part-work series “Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini; being a Series of Views” (London : 1810-1823) – “the first artistically competent and exhaustive illustration of the golden age of London church building” (Adams). Below the image are several lines of explanatory text.
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