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Gracechurch Street, London, 1830

Gracechurch Street, London, 1830

Artist: Scharf, George senior

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1830

Shelfmark: Additional MS 36489A

Item number: f50

Length: 13.8

Width: 22.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This drawing depicts Gracechurch Street in the City of London.

The locality of Gracechurch Street was completely destroyed during the latter stages of the fire of London in 1666. The area prospered despite this setback, and boasted many trades, such as linen drapers, umbrella makers, silversmiths, slopsellers, hatters and ornamental confectioners!

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