Lost Victorian City: a London disappeared – Exhibition

The City Adventurers visited the latest exhibition at the London Metropolitan Archives. Using their collections they had produced “Lost Victorian City: a London disappeared”. This exhibition featured photographs and records of buildings that have long since disappeared. It showed a way of life that has drastically changed. The nineteenth century saw a huge increase in… More Lost Victorian City: a London disappeared – Exhibition

Marble Hill House

Marble Hill House is one of the finest surviving examples of early 18th century architecture and landscaping in England. It was owned by Henrietta Howard, an influential figure in early Georgian London. Henrietta was born into the Hobart family of Norfolk. Orphaned at a young age (12), she married the dissolute Charles Howard, the youngest son… More Marble Hill House

The British Library

Although we have visited special exhibitions at the British Library, the City Adventurers had not visited the permanent exhibition before. The British Library’s permanent exhibition showcases some of the most valuable and significant literary treasures in the world. We headed to The Sir John Ritblat Gallery, which houses the “Treasures of the British Library” exhibition.… More The British Library