10 September 2015
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Posted by Struan at 11:40
10 August 2015
|A view of the Thames from the Buckingham stairs water gate towards the Adelphi Terrace, Saint Paul's Cathedral beyond. Circle of William Marlow (1740-1813).|
Read first! The York House Water Gate: Part One
The York House Water Gate has been a source of inspiration for many artists since its completion in 1626, though sadly only as a remnant of the once-great Thames-side mansion rather than as the grand waterside entrance to the ill-fated Duke of Buckingham's lodgings.
Here are some examples ...
7 July 2015
|The Anthony Powell Society newsletter.|
An old article from this site about the Charles I statue in Trafalgar Square appears in the latest edition of the Anthony Powell Society newsletter.
Powell wrote in a 1989 Telegraph article on London statues that "aesthetically speaking" the Le Seur's sculpture of the monarch was "the winner". To enlighten members further the Society got in touch. As luck would have it they found a Powell fan ...