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creator QS:P170,Q6247243
Description
English: A view of Whitehall, looking south, in 1740. The Banqueting House is on the left. The Gateway across the street has been removed and Whitehall and its continuation Parliament Street are now roughly the breadth of the section of road in the foreground all the way to Parliament Square.
Español: Vista de Whitehall, mirando al sur, en 1740. El 'Banqueting House' ('Casa de los Banquetes') está a la izquierda. La construcción que cruza Whitehall fue removida, y así, hoy día dicha calle se continúa en la que se llama Parliament.
Date circa 1740
date QS:P571,+1740-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
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Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.
Appears to be a coloured-in version of John Maurer's engraving "A perspective view of Whitehall", which appeared as Plate 24 of the 1754-5 edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster"; cf Government Art Collection copy
The Royal Academy lists the same work as Plate 1 of a bound set of twelve plates, first issued in 1740. (RA accession number 06/3121)

The National Trust has an oil-painting version of the same scene, accession number 1514044. (Your paintings)

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  • 2005-05-14 06:22 CalJW 656×338×8 (43245 bytes) A view of Whitehall, looking south, in 1740. The [[Banqueting House]] is on the left. The Gateway across the street has been removed and Whitehall and its continuation Parliament Street are now roughly the breadth of the section of road in the foreground

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