Panorama of the Thames

A Riverside View of Georgian London


An illustrated history of Georgian London and how one of the world’s great cities has been shaped by the river that runs through it

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John Inglis, Jill Sanders


Panorama of the Thames reproduces much of bookseller Samuel Leigh’s rare, hand-coloured, 60-foot panorama of both banks of the Thames between Westminster and Richmond, as well as his complete panorama of the City and Southbank as seen from the Old Adelphi buildings in the Strand. Together, they offer fascinating views of central London and the riverside villages in 1829, towards the end of the Georgian period. The journey takes us past all the waterside communities and villages of the day, each one introduced by a short history and with its stately homes, churches and other structures clearly identified. A gazetteer, also divided by village, provides additional information on the most interesting and important landmarks.

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Weight 1748 g
Dimensions 29.3 x 24.7 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 December 2015
Number of pages 256
Format Hardback
Dimensions 29.3 x 24.7 cm
Weight 1748 g


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John R. Inglis is an award-winning visual effects director. He and Jill Sanders live midstream of the Thames itself, on one of the few inhabited islands in Greater London