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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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  • Trades in London

    The trading City The Trades of the Street Inns and taverns StatisticsLondonLondon (...)

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  • Religion in London

    The Church of England
    Wren’s churches
    Gibb’s churches :
    Marylebone
    St Martin’s in the (...)

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  • Theatres in London

    Theatres in London Theatres buildings Actors and actresses CostumesLondonCulture

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  • London Fairs

    Fairs in London in the 18th Century
    London and its surroundings were the scene of four (...)

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  • The world of art in London

    Painters’ houses are mostly to be found near Leicester Fields and in neighbouring Soho ; some (...)

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