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        Houses Lately Standing on the West Corner of Chancery Lane, Fleet Street, published in 1812

        Smith, John Thomas (1766-1833). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 1812. Domestic architecture; "External specimen of the grotesque bracketed front and projecting stories of the reign of Edward VI";"These houses were taken down by the city in May 1799 to widen Chancery Lane, they were entirely of oak and plaster"; Drawn in August 1789; the corner house was the scene of a presentation by cherubs of verses to Queen Elizabeth I while on a visit to the City to see Sir Thomas Gresham (1519-79) in January, 1571; Provenance: Private Collection.


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