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The White House, Hackney Marsh

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    August 1869 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilson, J. T. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Watercolour painting of the White House pub, Hackney Marsh.

Place of Origin

London (made)


August 1869 (made)


Wilson, J. T. (artist)

Materials and Techniques



height: 7.5 in, width: 11 in

Object history note

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

'The White House, Hackney Marsh', watercolour, J. T. Wilson, 1869

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

Taken from departmental handlist.


Paper (fiber product); Water-colour



Subjects depicted

Inns; Bridges; Pubs; Rivers; Rural areas


Drinking; Entertainment & Leisure; Paintings; Architecture; London history


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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