Category Archives: St Paul’s Cathedral

Hay Barges on the Thames

Above: View of St Paul’s Cathedral with a hay barge in the foreground. At one time in London (when we were younger than we are now) there were many small petrol stations to be found, making filling up the car … Continue reading

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St Paul’s from Islington

Above: View looking south along St John Street from the western side of Islington High Street. The zoom view in the RED rectangle is shown below. The short road called Islington High Street (which extends north as Upper Street) is … Continue reading

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Prospect of London

Above: The complete painting which looks east along the Thames. In the mid-1740s a dramatic painting was made from the walkway in front of Somerset House.  The artist was Antonio Joli who was resident in London from 1744 until 1748. … Continue reading

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