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Reigate 17

Reigate 17

Engraver: Alken

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Ktop XL

Item number: 17

Genre: Topographical Print

This picture shows Reigate High Street, which was also the London Road, showing coach traffic outside the White Hart Inn. This busy view has is full of details such as people hanging out of windows. The artist of this busy view, Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827), was well known for his gently caricatured views of town life.

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