This pub is where diarist Samuel Pepys saw the Great Fire of London in 1666. He wrote that he took refuge in “a little alehouse on bankside … and there watched the fire grow”.
Another fire devastated the pub and it was rebuilt in 1676 and has since had additions over the centuries. It is the sole survivor of the riverside inns that existed here in Shakespeare’s time, when this district was the centre and heart of theatre land and the Thames was London’s principle highway. The pub’s original structure has been added-to over the centuries, creating a maze of odd little beamed rooms. One is named after Samuel Johnson, the lexicographer and writer, who drank here regularly and was a friend of the Thrale’s who owned the pub and the phenominally successful Anchor porter brewery, which when offered for sale Johnson said ‘We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice’.
GICLÉE PIGMENT PRINT
Medium and Large sized artwork are printed on Hahnemühle Fine Art Photo Rag 308 100% rag (Matte) OR Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta 325 (Glossy), archival, museum grade paper with Epson Inkjet 11880 and 9 color K3 pigment inks, that ensure even the smallest details are visible and the colors appear freshly printed, even after 100 years. The print include a white border to allow for future matting and framing. Unframed and rolled in art secured tube.
My extra large (XL) artwork is produced as Chromogenic (C-Type) Print on Kodak Pro Endura photo paper (250 g/m²) using Océ LightJet laser exposure system. The paper is extremely color stable and is recognized as the brand’s leading paper. The print include a white border to allow for future matting and framing. Rolled in art secured tube.
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