The Gentle Author’s Lantern Shows
The publication of my Album gives me a wonderful excuse to stage live presentations of some of the photos of London I love the most and, announcing the first shows today, gives me the opportunity to publish more unseen glass slides from the hundred year-old collection of the London & Middlesex Archaeological Society at the Bishopsgate Institute - like this enigmatic picture of an unidentified street plastered with bills.
Monday 28th October 7pm at Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Rd, E1
I will be showing and talking about my favourite pictures of London, both past & present.
Free admission but tickets must be reserved by emailing email@example.com
Thursday 31st October 6:30pm at Westminster Arts Library, Leicester Sq, WC2
I will be showing the lantern slides of London 100 years ago from the collection of the London & Middlesex Archaeological Society with live piano accompaniment by David Power, the eighty-six-year-old Showman, and Henrietta Keeper, thirty-year-veteran of Tate & Lyle Concert Parties, will be singing the songs of old London.
Presented by Salon for the City and sponsored by Hendricks Gin
Tickets £7 & £4 available from We Go Tickets
If you are a bookseller in London and you would like me to come and do a magic lantern show in your shop before Christmas please email me firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a retailer and you would like to sell copies of The Gentle Author’s London Album please email email@example.com who deals with trade orders.
Women shelling peas at Covent Garden Market
Graffitied doorway at Westminster School
The throne of England, Westminster Abbey
In Fleet St
St George St, Hanover Sq
In Pump Court, Middle Temple
Chopping block & executioner’s mask at the Tower of London
Raven at the Tower of London
Rays of sunlight in St Bartholomew-the-Great
Unknown street with billboards
At the back of St Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield
Delivering newsprint to the News of the World and Boys Own Paper off Fleet St
Watch House at Newgate
Funeral effigy of Nelson in Westminster Abbey
In Lincoln’s Inn Fields
St Ethelburga’s, Bishopsgate
St Lukes, Old St, on a foggy day
Lantern slides courtesy Bishopsgate Institute
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