The man who drew London: Wenceslaus Hollar in reality and imagination
The fascinating story of the artist/engraver who drew London before and after the Great Fire of 1666. A young engraver making a precarious living wandering around Europe, Hollar was employed by an English lord who took him to London, where he became known for his fashion plates, maps and panoramas.
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The Man who Drew London: Wenceslaus Hollar in Reality and Imagination
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