Details from French artist Pierre Prévost’s 1815 panorama of the City of London as seen from the tower of Saint Margaret’s Church in Westminster. Purchased last year by the Museum of London at a Sotheby’s auction.

"Parliament Square and the view down Whitehall."
“Parliament Square and the view down Whitehall.” Image © Museum of London. Fair use license. via https://londonist.com/london/museums-and-galleries/see-the-epic-prevost-panorama-at-museum-of-london
"Westminster Hall and the old Houses of Parliament."
“Westminster Hall and the old Houses of Parliament.” Image © Museum of London. Fair use license. via https://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2018/london-as-the-duke-of-wellington-knew-it-museum-of-london-acquires-huge-panorama-from-sotheby-s/
"Horseguard and Saint Martin-in-the-Fields."
“Horseguard and Saint Martin-in-the-Fields.” Image © Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/slideshows/london-1815-a-panorama-rediscovered?slide=3-whitehall-horseguards-and-st-martin-in-the-fields-from-pierre-prevost-a-panoramic-
"View of Westminster Bridge."
“View of Westminster Bridge.” Image © Museum of London. Fair use license. via https://londonist.com/london/museums-and-galleries/see-the-epic-prevost-panorama-at-museum-of-london

Quite a few more. Just a selection. See a slideshow of them here: https://www.sothebys.com/en/slideshows/london-1815-a-panorama-rediscovered?slide=pierre-prevost-a-panoramic-view-of-london-from-the-tower-of-st-margarets-church-w

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s