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Bonner's Hall, 1843

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1843 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:

    E.4915-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 17, box I

Physical description

Drawing of Bonner's Hall and the road in front of it.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1843 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

pencil drawing

Dimensions

Height: 4 in, Width: 6.5 in

Object history note

Bonner's Hall (also called Bonner's Palace) was an occasional residence of the bishops of London, including Bishop Edmund Bonner. It was pulled down in 1845 to make way for Victoria Park.

This object was part of the John Edmund Gardner collection of topographical prints and drawings of London. After Gardner's death the collection passed to his son Edmund Thomas, but was sold to Edward Coates MP in 1910. The collection was sold again in 1923 after Coates' death, and was split between various institutions and private collectors. The portion connected with Hoxton, Homerton, Hackney and Bethnal Green was bought by the Hon. Arthur Villiers and donated to the Bethnal Green Museum.

Descriptive line

Pencil drawing of Bonner's Hall by an unknown artist, 1843

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from departmental handlist

Materials

Paper (fiber product); Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

London history

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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