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Glaisher, Cecilia Louisa, 1828-1892 :Fire at Greenwich [ca 1840?]

Reference Number: A-131-010

A night scene, looking towards a large blaze on the opposite banks of the Thames, with buildings outlined against the fire, possibly at the Greenwich shipyards

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Cecilia Appelina Hunt, Cecilia Louisa Glaisher, Greenwich and Fires - England.

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Glaisher, Cecilia Louisa, 1828-1892 :Fire at Greenwich [ca 1840?], Reference Number A-131-010 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 113 x 150 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - title in ink (with last letter of Greenwich cropped). Also repeated in pencil with the additional information 'By Mrs Glaisher'. In addition there are framer's instructions in pencil, the price 4/6 and the phrase 'Miss Hunt. Adding to Reformation'; A label written in ballpoint pen by an unknown person is attached to the outside of the watercolour's folder: 'Various prints may be parallel with early development of printing, 1800 and before. The picture of importance to Mrs C. Hunt and always displayed has value in being a record of a Thames blaze [here 'Chelsea?' in another hand in brackets is inserted] but what and when I do not know'

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