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Sir Christopher Wren.

Sir Christopher Wren.
Christopher Wren.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PW3176
Description: A mezzotint of Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723). Wren had a great impact on the growing city of London. He suggested that Greenwich should be the home of the Royal Observatory because it was on high ground, away from the smoke of central London and had good access by road and river.
Creator: Sir Godfrey Kneller (artist): John Smith (engraver)
Date: 1713
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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