Synagogue, Dukes Place, Houndsditch.

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Lot 149

Synagogue, Dukes Place, Houndsditch.

Hand-colored engraving by Thomas Rowlandson, extracted from Ackermann’s “The Microcosm of London.” * <<Three copies.>> 11.5 x 10 (29 x 25.4 cm). Framed.

London, 1809.:

Est: $300 - $500
Dedicated September 18, 1722, and enlarged in 1766, the Great Synagogue located in Dukes Place was the chief Aschkenazic synagogue in London for over two centuries. It was consumed by fire during the German aerial bombardment of London on May 11, 1941.