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Print - A View near Bethnal Green, Middlesex
  • A View near Bethnal Green, Middlesex
    Bowles, Carington, born 1724 - died 1793
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A View near Bethnal Green, Middlesex

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bowles, Carington, born 1724 - died 1793 (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 17, box I

Physical description

Print with an oval vignette of a man standing on a table under the shade of a tree, addressing a gathering of people.

Place of Origin

London (published)


ca. 1780 (made)


Bowles, Carington, born 1724 - died 1793 (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles. / No. 69 in St Paul's Church Yard, London.


Height: 5 in, Width: 6.5 in

Object history note

This object was part of the John Edmund Gardner collection of topographical prints and drawings of London. After Gardner's death the collection passed to his son Edmund Thomas, but was sold to Edward Coates MP in 1910. The collection was sold again in 1923 after Coates' death, and was split between various institutions and private collectors. The portion connected with Hoxton, Homerton, Hackney and Bethnal Green was bought by the Hon. Arthur Villiers and donated to the Bethnal Green Museum.

Descriptive line

'A View near Bethnal Green, Middlesex', engraving published by Carington Bowles, London, ca. 1780

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from departmental handlist


Paper (fiber product)



Subjects depicted

Preachers; Speeches; Rural areas; Audiences


London history; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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