The Royal Hospital, Chelsea: aerial view of the building and grounds looking from the Surrey side of the busy river. Coloured engraving by T. Bowles the younger after himself.
- Bowles, Thomas, II, active 1712-1767.
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The Royal Hospital at Chelsea was designed by Sir C. Wren. William Jones built the Rotunda at Ranelagh Gardens, opened in 1742 as a place of popular resort. It was demolished in 1805
1 print : engraving, with watercolour ; image 23.5 x 39 cm
A view of the Royal Hospital at Chelsea & the Rotunda in Ranelaigh Gardens. ; T. Bowles delin et sculp.
E. Longford, Images of Chelsea, London, 1980, number 11 [p.198]
Wellcome Library no. 20235i
The descriptive lettering is repeated in French.