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A View of the River Thames from Chelsea, 1750

A View of the River Thames from Chelsea, 1750

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1750

Shelfmark: Ktop XXVIII

Item number: 4-hh

Genre: Topographical Print

View showing craft on the River Thames by Chelsea. By the late 18th century, Chelsea was still a distinctive settlement, separate from the City of London. It was known for its hospital and waterworks. The estates of many writers and intellectuals could be found in Chelsea.

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