. 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
- Henry Pether’s The Custom House and Pool of London by Moonlight
- James Abbot McNeill Whistler’s The Pool
- A turn-of-the-century photograph
Created 8 February 2015