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A View of the King's Road, Chelsea

A View of the King's Road, Chelsea

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1775

Shelfmark: Ktop XXVIII

Item number: 4-gg

Genre: Topographical Drawing

The main thoroughfare of Chelsea, the King's Road runs from Sloane Square to Fulham. Today it is well known for its shops and cafes but this wasn't always the case. Until 1830, it was a private road and was the favourite route of George III to the Royal Gardens at Kew.

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