The Crown offered to Richard III at Baynard's Castle

Sigismund Christian Hubert Goetze, 1866-1939


Roberson's spirit fresco

17ft 6in x 11ft

The Royal Exchange

Source: reproduced with permission from"The Gentle Author" (see bibliography)

Clare Willsdon explains that the murals at the new Royal Exchange were intended "to make evenly permanent the passing (but of course highly symbolic) show of the newly revived mayoral procession" (66) Each of the twenty-four frescos, painted by different artists, illustrates in sequence some important event for London's history. [Commentary continues below.]

Photograph reproduced by permission of "The Gentle Author" (see bibliography); text by Jacqueline Banerjee

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