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Wood engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Hackney (drawn)

  • Date:

    22 July 1848 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood engraving and typography.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Wood engraving depicting the interior of the Church of St. John of Jerusalem, Lauriston Road, South Hackney, with accompanying article.

Place of Origin

Hackney (drawn)


22 July 1848 (printed)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Wood engraving and typography.


height: 9 in, width: 6.375 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

Wood engraving and typography, interior of the Church of St. John of Jerusalem, Lauriston Road, South Hackney, and periodical article, 22 July 1848

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

Taken from departmental handlist.


Wood engraving; Typography

Subjects depicted

Rural areas; Churches; Religion; Interiors


Prints; Religion; Christianity; Typography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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