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18th Century London

Maps and images showcasing the largest metropolis on the planet in the 1700s! The New York of the Eighteenth Century. As Samuel Johnson said "If you are sick of London, you are sick of life".
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Westminster Abbey, 1749, by Canaletto.jpg

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Canaletto - Westminster Bridge, with the Lord Mayor's Procession on the Thames, 1747 - Google Art Project.jpg

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Jonathan Tyers and His First Two Decades at Vauxhall, 1729-1750 via The Friends of Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens

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The Gardens

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from The Telegraph

The surprising history of London's lost chocolate houses

In Georgian times, London's decadent chocolate houses were unexpected bastions of rowdy behaviour and aristocratic disorder

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The surprising history of London's lost chocolate houses

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A View of London Bridge before the late Alteration as in the Year 1760, Samuel Scott

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Government Art Collection - Art Work Details

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The North Terrace at Windsor Castle, Looking East, c. 1775-1780, Paul Sandby | Philadelphia Museum of Art

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The North Terrace at Windsor Castle, Looking East

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Goodman's Fields Theatre, Ayliffe Street, London

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from That's How The Light Gets In

The First Bohemians: dissent, disorder and debauchery in 18th century Covent Garden

The Strand front of Northumberland House, 1752, Canaletto,

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The First Bohemians: dissent, disorder and debauchery in 18th century Covent Garden

A View of Leicester Square, Thomas Bowles, 1753.

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At White Hart Inn yard, photo taken in 1870s, but would have remained relatively unchanged since the 18thC

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The Ghosts of Old London | Spitalfields Life

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