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Rosamond's Pond, St James Park

Rosamond's Pond, St James Park

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1765

Shelfmark: Ktop XXVI

Item number: 7-n-1

Genre: Topographical Drawing

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This unspoilt romantic pond was mentioned in William Congreve's comedy 'The Way of the World' and Alexander Pope's poem 'The Rape of the Lock'. Rosamond's Pond was filled in in 1770.

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