The Protean View or transformation, is an alternative amusement to the peepshow, popular in Victorian times.
The Thames Tunnel changing to the Coronation Procession from Buckingham Palace by William Spooner, 1837
© The Brunel Museum
- Hand coloured lithograph Dimensions: 28.5 x 22.5 cm (in original mount)
- Art Fund grant:
- £280 ( Total: £280)
- Acquired in:
- Marlborough Rare Books
Spooner produced several examples although little is known about the artist. This work depicts a view of The Thames Tunnel which changes into the Coronation Procession from Buckingham Palace when the lithograph is lit from behind.
Private collection; Marlborough Rare Books.