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Mitcham Wood, Surrey

Mitcham Wood, Surrey

Artist: Dillon, I

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1783

Shelfmark: Ktop XLI

Item number: 8c

Genre: Topographical Drawing

In the late 18th century Mitcham was a small village distinct from London, but was used as a country retreat by wealthy Londoners. In 1745 this turnpike road to the city was established and several inns followed, including the White Hart and the King's Head.

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