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  • Academies

    These paintings hang in the Court Room of the Foundling Hospital, together with views of (...)

  • The Royal Institution

    The Royal Institution of Great Britain was founded in London in 1799 as an ’institution for (...)

  • Panorama

    Norden’s Panorama
    Baker’s London Panorama
    Girtin’s panorama
    Girtin’s panorama - Animations (...)

  • Wide angle

    The field of vision broadens towards wide angle views.
    Paul and Thomas Sandby, View from the (...)

  • Perspective

    Oblique perspective
    Height of spectator viewpoint
    Beer Street and Gin Lane
    Beer Street (...)

  • Companion pictures

    To suggest the multiple perspectives of a cityscape , some paintings were planned as pairs (...)

  • Framing effects

    Camera obscura
    The Thames seen through an Arch of Westminster Bridge
    Westminster Bridge (...)

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  • Johnson in London

    When a man is tired of London he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can (...)

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  • Bridges in London

    Bridges in London
    The Thames
    Smollett’s texts on London
    Bridges in painting
    London (...)

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  • Squares and townhouses

    Great London estates in the building development
    London followed the townplanning movement (...)

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  • Gardens

    Town gardens in the 18th century
    Town gardens
    London gardens and parks
    Pall Mall (...)

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