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A View of Stocks Market

1753
Origin: Great Britain, England, London
Plate: H: 12 1/4" x W: 18"
Black and white line engraving and etching with period color
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1936-713
Lower margin reads: "Nichols Pinx.t/ A View of Stocks Market/ Veüe de la place nommé Stocks Market/ Fletcher Sculp./ Publish'd according to Act of Parliam.t 1753 by J. Boydell at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street Cheapside London/ N.o 39"
Label:A picture of the market place with all the surrounding buildings such as the church of St. Stephens Walbrook and the statue of Charles II. Agreat deal activity in the stalls is shown. The market got its name from the fact that the stocks had stood here at an earlier date