CRUIKSHANK: CARTOON, 1832. Source of the Southwark Water Works, or, Salus Populi Suprema Lex
CRUIKSHANK: CARTOON, 1832.
Source of the Southwark Water Works, or, Salus Populi Suprema Lex. Cartoon satirizing the owner of the Southwark Water Works, John Edwards, notorious for supplying polluted water from the Thames River to the city of London. Etching by George Cruikshank, 1832
1832, Caricature, Carousel Collection, Cartoon, Chalice, Citizen, City, Cruikshank, Early, Edwards, English, Environmental, Etching, Exterior, George, Industrial Revolution, Industry, John, London, Man, Owner, Political, Pollution, Salus, Salus Poupuli Suprema Lex, Satire, Southwark, Thames River, Trident, Water, Water Works
LONDON, ENGLAND, 1510. The earliest known printed view of London, England, showing
LONDON, ENGLAND, 1510.
The earliest known printed view of London, England, showing the spire of Old St. Paul's at the center. Woodcut from Richard Pynson's Chronicle of England, 1510
1510, Cathedral, Chronicle, City, Cityscape, Early, English, Exterior, Medieval, Pynson, Renaissance, Richard, Rowboat, Scenic View, Spire, Street, Thames River, Woodcut
LONDON: CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLE. A view of the base of Cleopatras Needle on the Victoria
LONDON: CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLE.
A view of the base of Cleopatra's Needle on the Victoria Embankment in London, England, erected there in 1878, showing the proposed sphinxes which would be added in 1882 (and which would actually be placed facing the obelisk). Wood engraving, English, 1881
15th Century Bc, 1881, 1882, Ancient, Base, City, Cleopatras Needle, Egypt, Embankment, English, Engraving, Exterior, Late, Obelisk, Pedestrian, People, Riverside, Sidewalk, Sightseeing, Sightseer, Sphinx, Statue, Thames River, Victoria Embankment, Victorian