The Thames at Horseferry, with Lambeth Palace and a Distant View of the City: 18th century
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The Thames at Horseferry, with Lambeth Palace and a Distant View of the City. A coach and pair are shown being punted across Thames, while a naval barge fires a friendly salute. In the left foreground is Millbank Terrace with a Mayday procession and milkmaid with traditional garland. There is a hurdy gurdy player on the left. Also shown are Royal bargeman, a Thames waterman and youths bathing. Beyond can be seen Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's tower. In the distance the City waterfront can be seen, with Lambeth Palace and Marsh in the middle distance.
1706 AD - 1710 AD