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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. ...
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'.
Wellcome Library no. 15486i