Panorama of the River Thames. By Frederick James Smyth. [1845].

Panorama of the River Thames. Beautifully FramedBy Frederick James Smyth. Bird's eye view looking over the River Thames, from Vauxhall Bridge to Blackfriars Bridge and Blackfriars to Greenwich; Westminster Bridge is in foreground slightly to left of center; Supplement to the 'Illustrated London News,' January 11, 1845. Printed and published by William Little, 198, Strand. Measuring approx. 11" x 47". Wood-engraving from six blocks, joined: hand-colored, showing horse and carriages, various sorts of ships, ports, buildings and chimneys, churches, activity on the docks etc. Five vertical creases (had come originally in a roll). Does not include headline. With a fine archival matt measuring 4" wide all around, and another 1 1/2" of ornately carved wooden frame, in heavy museum-quality glass. Extra insurance will be added to shipping cost, please inquire.