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Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich, the river front vista, with the Queens' House and Royal Observatory in the distance: many people walking about. Engraving by J. Newton after T. Lancey.

  • Lancey, Thomas, active 1779-1821.
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1 print : engraving ; image 22.7 x 65 cm


A perspective view of the Royal Hospital for seamen at Greenwich, taken from the River Thames. ; Thos. Lancey, Greenwich delt. et script. ; Engraved by James Newton.

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The author may be one Thomas Lancey who, due to a disability, was not sent to sea but became a schoolmaster at Greenwich, and eventually headmaster. See P. Newell, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, 1984, p. 100 and p. 134

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Not in B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983


Wellcome Library no. 34479i



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