Sketches in London in 1851

Made:
1851 in London

Print. Sketches in London in 1851 / J Williamson, Sc. ; Printed and Published by William Little. Supplement to the Illustrated London News, 23 August 1851. Engraving, size cA1-A0. The central panel shows a crowded City by the Stock Exchange, traffic including an omnibus overflowing with passengers to the Great Exhibition; top, Blackfriars bridge? with Pickfords and other congested road transport, the Thames below has congestion of river traffic mainly passenger paddle steamers; left, scene at Hyde Park Corner; right, visitors in Kensington Gardens; corners, decorated roundels commemorating science, commerce, arts, manufactures (textiles)

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2001-638
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Grosvenor Prints
status:
Permanent collection

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