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The house of Abraham Cowley in Chertsey. Line engraving by J. Basire.

  • Basire, James, 1769-1822.
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Clark "was elected chamberlain of London on 2 January 1798 ... In 1774 Clark bought the Porch House in Guildford Street, Chertsey, which had been the last home of the poet Abraham Cowley. Clark died there on 16 January 1831 aged ninety-one."-- Oxford dictionary of national biography

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1 print : engraving ; image and border 187 x 22 cm.

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Front & back views of the house at Chertsey formerly the residence of Abraham Cowley the celebrated poet, as it appeared when purchased by Richard Clark, Esq., Chamberlain of the City of London, the present proprietor. Engraved by J. Basire.

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Wellcome Library no. 555377i

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