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Chiswick from the River: 1676-1680

Jacob Knyff

Chiswick from the River: 1676-1680
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 16cm

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Chiswick from the River. Oil on canvas. This is the earliest known view of Chiswick and a London garden showing the grounds of Old Corney House. St Nicholas parish church is shown surrounded by 16th century houses and Chiswick Eyot with some larger Tudor houses on waterfront beyond. Chariot is on the left. Two fishermen drag nets. On river there is a fishing boat and a barge laden with merchandise. Another craft sails by and on the right a barge bears the City Corporation arms and fires a salute.

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1676 AD - 1680 AD
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© Museum of London

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