London (Volume IV)

Some images from Volume IV of London, edited by Charles Knight (1841).

There is a complete copy of the text and images from this book: The Perseus Project, Bolles Collection, but it is copyrighted and the images can only be reused for personal or educational purposes. If there are any images there that you would like to see me scan and place in the public domain, let me know (tell me the volume number and full image title; I have all six volumes).

The images here are all in the public domain.

There is also an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for Charles Knight.

[picture: Brewer's Vat.]

Brewer’s Vat.

A giant beer-barrel at a brewery in London in the 1840s. [more...]

[picture: Coffee Stall]

Coffee Stall

A woman with heavy clothing and a scarf over her head is serving hot coffee from a wooden barrel to three people gathered around her small table at a street-corner. In the background a baker’s shop is still shuttered up, showing that it’s early in the morning; a poster on the wall advertises a pantomime at the Theatre Royal; that and the holly on the [...] [more...]



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