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Detail from Frost Fair on the River Thames near the Temple Stairs in 1683—84
Original Author: James Stow, engraver; after Thomas Wyke, artist
Created: Published 1825
Medium: Color engraving

Detail from Frost Fair on the River Thames near the Temple Stairs in 1683–84

A detail from Frost Fair on the River Thames near the Temple Stairs in 168384 depicts a festival taking place on the frozen river, one of a number of so-called Frost Fairs celebrated in London during exceptionally cold winters. This engraving, published in 1825, was based on an earlier painting by the seventeenth-century artist Thomas Wyke. 

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