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Views of London No. 3. Entrance of Tottenham Court Road Turnpike Road with a view of St James

Views of London No. 3. Entrance of Tottenham Court Road Turnpike Road with a view of St James

Engraver: Schutz

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1798

Shelfmark: Ktop XXII

Item number: 6c

Genre: Topographical Print

IThis is a witty, caricatured view of London street life by Thomas Rowlandson. The turnpike by Tottenham Court Road was one of London's busiest. All kinds of amusing details are included: the fat clergyman who cannot squeeze through the fence, a couple kissing on the back of a stagecoach, a lady on horseback losing her bonnet and some buskers playing a violin.

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