Topographical etching entitled 'London going out of Town - or The March of Bricks & Mortar!'

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125957
Artist/PhotographerCruikshank, George (1792-1878)
CountryUK: England
Image Date1829
Library ReferenceSD tbc
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Satirical comment on the frenzy of construction in the 1820s and the unrelenting spread of the metropolis into the countryside.

Subject tags

town planning, construction sites, slums, Property boom