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Double Panorama looking North: Nicholas Visscher’s seminal panorama from 1616 is represented above with an updated view in 1890 below. With key.
Chelsea College: Bird’s-eye view towards the Thames of the house and grounds established in 1682 by Charles II.
Bird’s-eye from London Bridge to St James’s: With key and text relating to the Royal Procession on Jubilee Day. After the architectural artist Henry Brewer.
House of Lords: View of the interior with the Commons and King George II in attendance.
Banners of the ‘Great Twelve’ City Livery Companies in order of precedence as established by the Lord Mayor in 1515.
St.Paul’s Cathedral: Exterior view of the south east prospect. Thomas Shepherd after George Shepherd.
Hyde Park Corner: To left, entrance to Hyde Park, Apsley House and Park Lane. To right, St George’s Hospital, Burton’s Constitution Arch and Wyatt’s statue of the Duke of Wellington.
London Bridge: View from bank of the Thames. Until 1750 London Bridge was the only bridge spanning the Thames.
Bird’s Eye View from St Bride’s Steeple looking east from Fleet Street to St.Paul’s. A founding member of RIBA, Allom envisaged transforming the London skyline.
Sir Winston Churchill: Portrait of the Independent Liberal candidate.
Marlborough House, St.James’s Park: Designed by Sir Christopher Wren for the Duchess of Marlborough and completed in 1711, it is now owned by the Crown.
Thames Panorama: Showing Blackfriars to the Isle of Dogs, and Southwark to Greenwich.
PAIR Upper and Lower House of England: William III presides in the House Commons, with a smaller sketch of the House of Lords above. On the walls hang the famous Hendrick Vroom Arrmada Tapestries commissioned by Lord Admiral Howard. They were destroyed in the fire of 1834.
Reception of HRH the Prince of Orange on entering London. De Hoohge used the sketches of his draughtsman Hekhuisan as the raw material for this view of a triumphant William III arriving in London with a pre-Great Fire skyline.
Southwark Bridge: View on the Thames from Mansion House to St Michael Cornhill. Illustration by Thomas Mann Baynes for Lt. Trench’s proposed changes to the Embankment, eventually executed in 1864.
Westminster Bridge: South East Prospect from Westminster Abbey to Lambeth with the Lord Mayor and City Livery barges on the Thames.
View from Southwark of London from Whitehall to Greenwich. With brief history and key in French.
Pre-fire view of London overlooking the Globe and Southwark. Key in the banners with description in German and Latin and the coat of arms of London.
Panorama from the Palace of Whitehall to St Katherine’s Church looking from Southwark. With key, royal arms and arms of the City. Based on views by Claes Visscher (1616) and John Norden (1600) of London prior to the Great Fire of 1666.
House of Lords: The Queen returning. Caroline of Brunswick was never crowned Queen as George IV, unsuccessful in divorcing her, barred her from the coronation.
Waterloo Bridge: From the east end of Somerset Terrace with the Lord Mayor’s Barge and Westminster in he distance.
London in the time of Henry VIII. After the Architectural artist Henry William Brewer.
Perspective view over Westminster Bridge: Based upon an earlier Vue d’Optique. Looking northwards with Whitehall on the right and Lambeth on the left.
London before the Great Fire: View from Southwark overlooking Lambeth Palace and old London Bridge with old St.Paul’s in the distance.
Thames view from the Tower of London to St Paul”s Cathedral: Showing the old London Bridge before the demolition of the houses 1758-62.
Whitehall: Prospect from St James’s Park.
Admiralty: Interior view of the Board Room. Part of John Evans’s earlier building of 1695 and still in use, the fine overmantle is attributed to Grinling Gibbons’s workshop.
Chelsea Arts Club Bal des Quat’z’Arts at the Royal Albert Hall. By the Australian WWI artist Fred Leist.
Greenwich: View from the Royal Hospital for Seaman, completed in 1751, towards the Thames with St Paul’s in the distance.
Bird’s Eye view of the Royal Route: Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey on Jubilee Day. After the architectural artist Henry Brewer.
Astley’s Amphitheatre: View of an equestrian performance. Former cavalryman Philip Astley is considered the father of the modern circus with his invention of the circus ring at his riding school in 1768.
‘Babble, Birth and Brummagem’.Treasury Bench. William Gladstone, Duke of Devonshire and Joseph Chamberlain.
Whitehall Palace: North-west view. Designed by Inigo Jones, the Palace was the residence of the monarch from 1530 until 1698 when all but the Banqueting House was destroyed by fire.
RARE view of London from the Adelphi: Showing St.Paul’s, College Wharf Saw Mills and the City. Cataloguing the relatively undeveloped Thames, this panorama was issued with another of some 60ft.
Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race: Barnes Bridge towards Chiswick.
Golden Drawing Room, Carlton House.
An extremely rare panorama of London before the Great Fire; based on Nicholas Visscher’s view from 1616.
Entry to the Strand from Charing Cross with the portico of St Martin in the Fields, the opening of the Strand and Northumberland House. Inscribed on the pedestal of Charles I’s statue is “T. S. Boys 1841”.
South Kensington: Bird’s Eye View of Old Brompton Road with the Natural History Museum and the V & A, and Exhibition Road to the Imperial Institute and the Royal Albert Hall. After H.W. Brewer.
RARE: Birds-eye view from above Kennington looking north. From Vauxhall Bridge to London Docks.1st printed as a Cosmographic view in 1843.
Isleworth: Syon House. View from the Thames of the London residence of the Dukes of Northumberland.
Panorama over Battersea and Chelsea towards the city: From a position southwest of Wimbledon.
Leicester Square looking towards Leicester House with a statue of King George I in the garden centre.
Mansion House: Elevation of the exterior and west side. With the Lord Mayor’s entourage in the foreground.
Blackfriars Bridge: From Somerset Place with St. Paul’s Cathedral in background. Originally named William Pitt Bridge, it came to be known by name of the nearby precinct on the site of Blackfriars Monastery.
William III presides in the House of Commons with a smaller sketch of the House of Lords above. On the walls hang the famous Hendrick Vroom Armada Tapestries commissioned by Lord Admiral Howard and destroyed in the fire of 1834.
Sir Winston Churchill: Eleven portraits of Churchill in different guises from polo player to airman to artist.
Bird’s Eye View: From St.Paul’s looking Westward.
Panoramic view of Southwark and St George’s Fields from the Strand: Looking from the west end of Somerset place through Lambeth to St Mary Newington. With Key.
Bird’s Eye View of the Thames. With key to the route of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Procession.
London from the South Side of the Thames: Encompassing Westminster, St Paul’s and the Tower with Greenwich and the Ravensbourne River in foreground
Chelsea Royal Hospital: Double panorama showing the grounds from the Thames, and an elevation of the main building.