The Disembarkation of the Lord Mayor at Blackfriars Bridge by Thomas Allom

Allom was an architect responsible for laying out the Ladbroke estate in Notting Hill, London.

Details

Medium:
Pencil & watercolour
Dimensions:
49 x 68 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,125 ( Total: £8,500)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
J Morton Lee

Here the procession which traditionally took place annually on 9 Nov. A fine document of the appearance of the City at Blackfriars and a record of the manner in which one of the great City ceremonials was conducted at a time when the Thames was still one of London's main thoroughfares.

Provenance

Christie's 9.2.1988; J.Morton Lee.

Venue details

Guildhall Library Aldermanbury, LONDON London EC2V 7HH 020 7332 1868 www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

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