Whitehall by Thomas Sandby

Whitehall before the demolition of Holbein's Gate.

Details

Medium:
Pen, ink & watercolour
Dimensions:
32 x 59 cm
Art Fund grant:
£30 ( Total: £30)
Acquired in:
1941

We can see a broad street with a group of soldiers standing by a sentry box on the left. There is an open gateway with view down the street and the Banqueting Hall beyond. The 'Holbein' Gate was built in 1532 and demolished in 1759. The Banqueting House is the only integral building of the old Whitehall complex now standing.

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Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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