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  • A Perspective View of Charing Cross

    Etching, Engraving, View

    Today one of London’s busiest intersections, this view of Charing Cross was published in 1740 and is part of the King’s ...

  • A view of the canal, Chinese Building, Rotundo, &c...

    Etching, Engraving, View

    Pleasure gardens were the great melting pots of 18th-century society and centres for public entertainment. First opened...

  • Duomo and Piazza San Martino, Lucca by Bernardo Be...

    Drawing, Pen and Ink over Pencil Created date: between 1742 and 1745

    This is one of five views of Lucca formerly believed to be by Canaletto (1697–1768), but attributed to his nephew Bellot...

  • Fort Augustus

    Pen and ink, Watercolour Created date: about 1746

    Thomas Sandby's view of Fort Augustus in the Scottish Highlands; British soldiers with captive Highlanders in the foregr...

  • Inside the Colosea

    Pen and Ink, Watercolour, View Created date: 22 December, 1780

    One of a series of drawings by Francis Towne showing the Colosseum in Rome; formerly part of an album

  • Lucca Cathedral from the Palazzo dell'Arcivescovad...

    Drawing, Pen and Ink over Pencil Created date: between 1742 and 1745

    This is one of five views of Lucca formerly believed to be by Canaletto (1697–1768), but attributed to his nephew Bellot...

  • Lucca Cathedral from the south-east

    Drawing, Pen and Ink over Pencil Created date: between 1742 and 1745

    This is one of five views of Lucca formerly believed to be by Canaletto (1697–1768), but attributed to his nephew Bellot...

  • Perspective of Gallway

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink Created date: c. 1685

    The walled city of Galway stands at the centre of this King’s Topographical Collection prospect by Thomas Phillips, a mi...

  • Photographs of Old London

    Photograph, Image

    London’s streetscapes have changed constantly through its history. These photographs record the look and feel of archite...

  • Piazza and Church of Santa Maria Forisportam in Lu...

    Pencil drawing, Pen and ink Created date: 1742-45

    One of five drawings by Bernardo Bellotto picturing Lucca, Italy, in the King's Topographical Collection. This view show...

  • View from the Piazza San Marco to the Schiavoni

    Pen and Brown Ink, View Created date: 1735-1742

    Visentini’s drawing, based on Canaletto’s Riva degli Schiavoni looking East in the Albertini Collection, Rome, was acqui...

  • View of the Ijssel

    Pen and ink, Sepia ink, Watercolour Created date: 5 June 1672

    A View of the Ijssel by Constantijn Huygens II

  • View of the market place of the town of Nottingham

    Pen and ink, Wash, View Created date: about 1740-50

    A View of Nottingham's Market Place by Thomas Sandby