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The Great Fire of London, 1666. Oil on canvas. This painting derives from an original by Jan Griffier the Elder (c. 1645/52-1718), it is not dated or signed. The Great Fire of London started in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane in the early hours of of Sunday 2 September 1666 and raged for the next four days destroying four-fiths of the city walls. This painting depicts the cataclysmic scale of the disaster.
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