A Perspective View of Charing Cross


Today one of London’s busiest intersections, this view of Charing Cross was published in 1740 and is part of the King’s Topographical Collection. A handful of carts and carriages can be seen heading in the direction of The Strand, Whitehall, and Northumberland Avenue with a few of the city’s inhabitants, shopkeepers and street vendors in the foreground. 

Full title:
A Perspective View of Charing Cross
30 December 1740, London
John Bowles
Etching / Engraving / View
John Maurer
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Maps K.Top.22.10.a.

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