Inns, Hotels and Taverns and Swinney’s Type Foundry in Birmingham
The top compartment lists the proprietors and names of nine establishments surmounted by a vine, bunches of grapes and a drunken Bacchus, the Roman God of Wine. Various inn and hotel signs complete the picture together with an image of St Philip’s Church and a carriage. Birmingham was located on several coach routes.
The lower compartment is a view of the different buildings forming part of Swinney’s Type Foundry in High Street, Birmingham. A printing press is shown in the foreground.« Previous in this sectionNext in this section »