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  • Bird's-eye view of St James's Square

    Etching, Engraving, View

    This bird’s eye view of St James’s Square in the King's Topographical Collection looks towards York Street and St James’...

  • Early 18th century depiction of a steam engine

    Print, Image

    The first viable steam engine was developed by Thomas Newcomen in 1712; it used the simple principle of atmospheric expa...

  • The Monument

    Print, Etching, Engraving Created date: between 1725 and 1728

    This view of the Monument to the Great Fire of London, from the King's Topographical Collection, was drawn and engraved ...