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Bath, Somerset: bathers and onlookers in the courtyard containing the royal baths and great pump room, with a statue of King Bladud, founder of the baths. Engraving by W. Elliott after T. Robins.
- Robins, Thomas, active 1750-1770.
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London (59 Holborn Hill) : J. Kitchin.
1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 23.7 x 30 cm
A view of the King and Queen's Baths, including the Great Pump-room at Bath. ; W. Elliott sculpt. ; Robins pinxt. ...
Wellcome Library no. 15486i
Lettering continues: "Under the statue of King Bladud, in the Niche on the right hand, this inscription was set up in the year 1699, . ... God gives the Waters, the King the Charters." Extensive text including an inscription over the pump, inscription describing King Bladud and written in pen under the print is 'Circ. 1760'.