William Heath: Monster Soup Commonly Called Thames Water. Metropolitan Water Board (London) Satirical Art Canvas. Sizes: A4/A3/A2/A1 (0053)
High quality canvas available in sizes: A4, A3, A2 or A1
A superior canvas, gallery wrapped using 18mm canvas stretchers for a stunning finish. Arrives ready to hang.
*Please note: The canvas options are unavailable to international customers as shipping is not cost effective*
Image by the Wellcome Library, London (CC BY 4.0).
A woman drops her teacup upon learning what creatures inhabit her drinking water. The text along the top margin reads "Microcosm. Dedicated to the London Water Companies 1 - Brought forth all monstrous, all prodigious things, 2 - Hydras and gordons, and chimeras dire. Vide Milton." Sanitation was a major problem in Victorian London, which saw two major cholera outbreaks before the construction of Joseph Bazalgette's innovative sewage system in the 1860s.
A4 = 10 x 12 inches.
A3 = 12 x 16 inches.
A2 = 16 x 20 inches.
A1 = 20 x 30 inches.
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