A View of Frost Fair, on the Thames: 1814
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A View of Frost Fair, on the Thames, February 1814. Engraving. Frost Fair on the Thames, looking upstream towards Blackfriars Bridge and St Paul's. The scene shows groups of people and a number of tents, two of them are labelled "Wellington" and "Moscow". There are boats in the ice on the right and a printing press is selling souvenirs. There are vendors of cakes or fruit, swings, and a donkey race is taking place on the top right. In the background there is a tent flagged "Good Gin".
1814 AD - 1814 AD