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Bankside, Southwark in 1648: 1818

John and Josiah Boydell

Bankside, Southwark in 1648: 1818
3 0 c m
actual image size: 28cm x 22cm

Full image caption

Bankside, Southwark in 1648, with a view of Holland's Leaguer, one of the ancient stews or licensed brothels there, suppressed during the reign of Henry VIII. A description of the brothel's history and images of the Globe, Rose, Bull and Bear Baiting theatres in 1560 and 1612, can be seen at the bottom of the image.

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1818 AD - 1818 AD
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