Grand Panorama of London and the River Thames. London by Azulay Thames Tunnel, c. 1850. The Panorama depicts London and the Thames, from the Western Stone Wharf by the New Palace of Westminster, to the Royal Victualling Office at Deptford Dockyard, rolled wood-engraved view made of six panels pasted end-to-end and wound around a wooden scroll with the original, title panel printed on green paper, with the original ties, The scroll is 16 cm long and the paper panorama is 5,5 meter long and in good condition.
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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.
As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.