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  • Place of origin:

    Hackney (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1875 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Flint, E, born 19 (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and wash.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Perspective view of the Chancel of Hackney Old Church, with pointed arches.

Place of Origin

Hackney (drawn)


ca. 1875 (drawn)


Flint, E, born 19 (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and wash.


height: 15.5 in, width: 12.5 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

Pencil and wash drawing depicting gothic arches inside the Chancel of Hackney Old Church. Measured drawing, about 1875, by E. Flint.

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

Taken from departmental handlist.


Drawing; Wash

Subjects depicted

Gothic arches; Religion; Churches; Rural areas


Prints; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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