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philamuseum:

On this day in 1666, a great fire swept through London and raged for four days. More than a century later, J.M.W. Turner witnessed another great fire in the capital, the burning of the Houses of Parliament, and created some quick sketches before producing this dramatic painting.”The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, October 16, 1834,” 1834–35, by Joseph Mallord William Turner

philamuseum:

On this day in 1666, a great fire swept through London and raged for four days. More than a century later, J.M.W. Turner witnessed another great fire in the capital, the burning of the Houses of Parliament, and created some quick sketches before producing this dramatic painting.

The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, October 16, 1834,” 1834–35, by Joseph Mallord William Turner