A North West View of St. Paul's Cathedral, London


Depicting St Paul’s from a north-westerly axis was particularly popular amongst printmakers as Wren’s iconic dome and twin-towered west front could be shown to full advantage. This view from the King’s Topographical Collection, designed and engraved by the Nuremburgian printmaker Johann Sebastian Müller, was first published by John Bowles for his series Perspective Views in and about London. It was reissued in 1794 by (Henry) Carington Bowles II (1763–about 1830) and Samuel Carver. 

Full title:
A North West View of St. Paul's Cathedral, London = Vüe Perspective de la Cathedrale de St Paul a Londre
1753, London
Henry Overton and Robert Sayer
Etching / Engraving / View
Johann Sebastian Müller
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Public Domain
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British Library
Maps K.Top.23.35.q.

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