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Print - Back View of Hackney Church & Yard and the Grammar School
  • Back View of Hackney Church & Yard and the Grammar School
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Back View of Hackney Church & Yard and the Grammar School

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Hackney (drawn)

  • Date:

    1842 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Dean & Munday (printers)

  • 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 III

Physical description

View from the east of Hackney Church and Yard and the Grammar School, showing the backs of the buildings.

Place of Origin

Hackney (drawn)


1842 (published)


Unknown (artist)
Dean & Munday (printers)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Dean & Munday, Lithrs. Threadneedle Street.


height: 3.5 in, width: 5.75 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

Lithograph of back view of Hackney Church and Yard, and the Grammar School, by an unknown artist, plate from Robinson's "History of Hackney", 1842.

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

Taken from departmental handlist.



Subjects depicted

Schools; Religion; Churches; Rural areas


Prints; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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