London (Volume V) (page 1/2)

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Some images from Volume V 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.

Title: London (Volume V)

Author: Knight, Charles

City: London

Date: 1843

Total items: 2

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Man putting up a poster]

Man putting up a poster

A man us using a pair of brooms on long poles to stuck up a poster advertising an auction on a wall already plastered with advertising posters. He wears a top hat but his trousers have holes and patches; he carries a basket and has [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Old Shop, corner of Fleet Street and Chancery Lane in 1799]

Old Shop, corner of Fleet Street and Chancery Lane in 1799

The general character of shops in olden London was tohave the wares exposed openly to the street, without any barrier of glass between the buyer and seller. Wherever our old topographers and chroniclers give a representation of a London shop—at least [before] the time of Queen Anne [1702 – 1714]—this was the observable feature. The shop, too, unlike [...] [more...] [$]


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Some images from Volume V 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.


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