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  • The trading City

    The City was the centre of trade and financial activities.
    Sea-trade was carried out on the (...)

  • Hospitals in London

    The word “hospital” applied to charitable institutions for children and paupers as well as to (...)

  • Statistics

    Occupations of London Women1
    By P. Earle Occupations
    Spinsters
    Number Wives Employed (...)

  • The tea gardens in London

    At the end of the 17th century, it became fashionable for Londoners to seek fresh air and rest (...)

  • Spencer House in London

    The Roman floor
    The Greek floor
    Spencer House was built in the mid 18th century by John (...)

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  • 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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