London Fire

Fire in London, coloured aquatint by J Bluck from an original by Rowlandson & Pugin, published 1 September 1808 at Ackermann’s Repository of Arts, 101 Strand, London. Layton collection no 957d A strong image of a London event, showing the fire that destroyed the Albion
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Lives of famous London beggars

Lives of Famous London Beggars with Forty Portraits of the most remarkable drawn from life by John Thomas Smith, published by Diprose and Bateman: London. Layton Collection no 1196 Layton’s collection includes several books recording the appearance and lives of comparatively ordinary people. This is
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