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  • Almack’s Assembly Rooms

    Almack was a man from the North named McCell, who, for business purposes, inverted his name. (...)

  • The clubs of St James

    White’s club
    Boodle’s club
    Brook’s club
    A present-day view of St James’s Street with its (...)

  • Southwark Fair

    History
    The Attractions of Southwark Fair
    [#1
    This fair started during the reign of Edward (...)

  • Bartholomew Fair

    History
    Success and Decline
    A poster for Bartholomew Fair
    [#1th and 18th centuries. It (...)

  • Tottenham Court Fair

    This fair, held on the outskirts of London, started each year on August 4th and finished on (...)

  • May Fair

    May Fair in 1716
    In 1688 King James II granted a royal charter to Sir John Coell and to his (...)

  • Costumes

    A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Ancient and Modern Particularly Old (...)

  • Actors and actresses

    James Quin
    David Garrick
    Sarah Siddons
    Dorothea Jordan
    [#2.1
    Top of Page (...)

  • Theatres buildings

    Drury Lane Theatre
    Covent Garden Theatre
    Haymarket Theatre
    [#1.1211#2.2]
    Purcell’s (...)

31 sections

  • London

    Maps Literature Architecture Music in London Society Artists’ London

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  • Maps of London

    Eighteenth-century maps of London
    John Rocque’s map (1746)
    John Bowles’s map (1764) (...)

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  • Literature in London

    The Pen and the City
    London appears in various ways in eighteenth-century literature:
    a (...)

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  • Architecture

    The grammar of styles
    Bridges
    Palaces
    Squares
    Gardens
    Regency streets
    London (...)

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  • Music in London

    Instrumental Music Music in the public gardens Music for the Foundling (...)

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  • London society

    Population
    Trade
    Religion
    Hospitals
    Crime
    Clubs
    Theatres
    Fairs
    On society (...)

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  • Artists’ London

    The world of art in London The painters’view of LondonLondonCulture

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  • Smollett

    Smollett’s Humphry Clinker: London Context in Humphry ClinkerHumphry Clinker in Bath (...)

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