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Part of Somerset House in the Strand 4-c

Part of Somerset House in the Strand 4-c

Engraver: Jukes, F

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1777

Shelfmark: Ktop XXVI

Item number: 4-c

Genre: Topographical Print

Somerset House was built in 1547/50 for Edward IV's chief minister Lord Somerset. It later became a residence for the royal family, although during the 18th century it was let out to favoured courtiers. The Royal Academy was based here from 1771 to 1836.

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