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Disappearing London - Drawn by F. L. Emanuel

Disappearing London

Disappearing London Drawn by F. L. Emanuel

Disappearing London - Contents

 

CONTENTS:

The "Old Horse and Groom": back of Holborn-above-Bars
Holywell Street: from St. Clement Danes Church, Strand
The Old Bell, Holborn
Leather Lane, Holborn
Davies Street
Fetter Lane, View from Holborn
King Street, Westminster
Houses in Holborn
Milford Lane, Strand & Booksellers' Row, Looking West
Lincolns inn Fields, South-West Corner
Archway, Portugal Street, Lincolns inn Fields
Houses in the Strand
Exchange Court, Strand
Foubert's Place, Regent Street, W.
Rupert Street W.
Wych Street, Strand
Booksellers' Row, Looking East

About the book and the artist

 

The "Old Horse and Groom": back of Holborn-above-Bars

The "Old Horse and Groom": back of Holborn-above-Bars

Above - The "Old Horse and Groom": back of Holborn-above-Bars

See also in this area, The Holborn Empire / Weston's Music Hall, The Novelty Theatre, The Holborn Theatre, Images of High Holborn

 

Holywell Street: from St. Clement Danes Church, Strand

Holywell Street: from St. Clement Danes Church, Strand

Above - Holywell Street: from St. Clement Danes Church, Strand

 

The Old Bell, Holborn

The Old Bell, Holborn before demolition

Above - The Old Bell, Holborn before demolition

See also in this area, The Holborn Empire / Weston's Music Hall, The Novelty Theatre, The Holborn Theatre, Images of High Holborn

 

Leather Lane, Holborn

Leather Lane, Holborn

Above - Leather Lane, Holborn

See also in this area, The Holborn Empire / Weston's Music Hall, The Novelty Theatre, The Holborn Theatre, Images of High Holborn

 

Davies Street

Davies Street

Above - Davies Street

 

Fetter Lane, View from Holborn

Fetter Lane, View from Holborn

Above - Fetter Lane, View from Holborn

See also in this area, The Holborn Empire / Weston's Music Hall, The Novelty Theatre, The Holborn Theatre, Images of High Holborn

 

King Street, Westminster

King Street, Westminster

Above - King Street, Westminster

 

Houses in Holborn

Houses in Holborn

Above - Houses in Holborn

See also in this area, The Holborn Empire / Weston's Music Hall, The Novelty Theatre, The Holborn Theatre, Images of High Holborn

 

Milford Lane, Strand & Booksellers' Row, Looking West

Milford Lane, Strand & Booksellers' Row, Looking West

Above - Milford Lane, Strand & Booksellers' Row, Looking West

 

Lincolns inn Fields, South-West Corner

Lincolns inn Fields, South-West Corner

Above - Lincolns inn Fields, South-West Corner

 

Archway, Portugal Street, Lincolns inn Fields

Archway, Portugal Street, Lincolns inn Fields

Above - Archway, Portugal Street, Lincolns inn Fields. - Please Note: I am told that the caption for this card should read Duke Street and not Portugal Street as this was the name of the road at the time. See also the Theatre Royal, Portugal Street.

 

Houses in the Strand

Houses in the Strand

Above - Houses in the Strand

 

Exchange Court, Strand

Exchange Court, Strand

Above - Exchange Court, Strand

 

Foubert's Place, Regent Street, W.

Foubert's Place, Regent Street, W.

Above - Foubert's Place, Regent Street, W.

 

Rupert Street W.

Rupert Street W.

Above - Rupert Street W.

 

Booksellers' Row, Looking East

Booksellers' Row, Looking East

Above - Booksellers' Row, Looking East

 

About the book and the artist

Notes on Frank Lewis EmanuelThe scans of the book on this page were kindly sent in by Bruce Wallace who writes: 'As you can see, the Title Page and Contents are handwritten. I have no idea who created the book but it appears to be done in an amateurish manner although with great care. It may well have been done by a student as a school project or as an assignment for an art class. I have also included a scan of a page of notes about the artist that was inside the cover. The drawings vary in size and orientation including one page that has two small drawings mounted. The pages are yellow with age and the cover is worn. I bought this at auction approximately 25 years ago and it has sat on a shelf in my office for all those years.' Bruce Wallace.

Right - Notes which were included in the book, and are transcribed below:

Emanuel, Frank Lewis SMA SGA (1865 - 1949)

Painter in Oils WC + Pastel of Landscapes, interiors and architectural subjects. Also some etchings, mezzotints & lithographs. Born London on 15th Sept 1865. Studied art at the Slade under Legres, obtained the 1st medal for life drawing and other awards, and at the Academie Julian in Paris with Bougion and T. Robert Flenny. First exhibited at the R.A. & Paris Sabu in 1886. Travelled extensively visiting South Africa, Ceylon, France, Belgium, Holland & Spain. Exhibited internationally & represented in several public collections. A prominent Critic of Modern Art. Instructor of Etching, Central School of Arts & Crafts. Collector of works of W. R. Bevetuy. Lived in London and died there on 7th May 1949.

The information and images on this page were very kindly sent in for inclusion on this site by Bruce Wallace.

Since I put this book online I have been informed that it seems to be a copy from some of the images included in a work by Wilfred Whitten called 'A Londoner's London' first published in 1913, of which a digital copy can now be found at the Open Library here.

There are some wonderful photographs of Wych Street and the surrounding area's demolition from a souvenir brochure published by the London County Council for the opening of Kingsway in 1905 here and here.

 

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