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Imagining London, 1770–1900

The Metropolis is now before me: POUSSIN never had a more luxuriant, variegated and interesting subject for a landscape; nor had SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS finer characters for his canvas than what we have already had a sitting for their likenesses to embellish LIFE IN LONDON.(1) The title of Alan Robinson’s Imagining London, 1770–1900 prefigures theContinue reading “Imagining London, 1770–1900”