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George Cruikshank’s London In Winter

November 28, 2016
by the gentle author

As the temperatures plunge this week, there will be no denying that winter has its grip upon London – which offers the ideal premise to look back at winters long ago in the capital, as witnessed by George Cruikshank in the LONDON ALMANAC published between 1835 & 1838 (Click on any of these images to enlarge)

Everybody freezes

Penny for the guy!

St Cecilia’s Day

Lord Mayor’s Show

Ice skating on the Serpentine

Christmas Eve

Christmas Ball

Christmas Dinner

Frost Fair on the Thames

January – New Year’s bills arrive

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  1. Chris F permalink
    November 28, 2016

    Ice skating on the Serpentine…. Obviously, Tug of War on ice wasn’t an immediate success!….

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