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Narrative 15: William Alexander - Picturesque Representations

As the Embassy travelled mainly by water, hauled along the Grand Canal at a leisurely pace, William Alexander also made many studies of the scenes and people they passed. These included a wide variety of hawkers and street traders.

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Picturesque Representations


William Alexander. Picturesque Representations. 1814. 7744.gg.1

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