Royal Circus, from The Microcosm of London or London in Miniature

John Bluck, English, 1791 - 1819
after Augustus Charles Pugin, English, 1762 - 1832
after Thomas Rowlandson, English, 1756 - 1827



Hand colored etching on wove paper

Plate: 9 1/8 × 10 13/16 in. (23.1 × 27.5 cm)

Sheet: 10 11/16 × 13 3/8 in. (27.1 × 34 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of E. B. Watson, Class of 1902



Rudolph Ackermann


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper center margin: London Pub. 1st May 1809 at R. Ackrmann's Repository of Arts, 101, Strand.; inscribed, in plate, upper right margin: Plate 66; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Rowlandson & Pugin del.t [in superscript] et sculp.t [in superscript]; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Bluck aqua.t [in superscript]; titled, in plate, lower center margin: ROYAL CIRCUS

Exhibition History

18th-Century English Graphics, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29-December 10, 1978.

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