The Pool of London

The Pool of London. W. J. Baker. 1882. Oil on canvas, 50 x 69 cm. Collection: Guildhall Art Gallery (no. 1734). Reproduced courtesy of the City of London Corporation. Bequeathed by F. J. Whittingham, 1948 Click on image to enlarge it.

This painting of the Pool of London in the last two decades of the nineteenth century still includes ships and boats with sails, but large steamships the dominate the picture, two of which frame the sight of St. Paul’s in the distance. — George P. Landow

The Pool of London in other works of art and contemporary photographs


Created 8 February 2015