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  • Place of origin:

    Hackney (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    B. P. (illustrators)
    European Magazine (publisher)

  • 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 IV

Physical description

Engraving depicting Hackney Church in the midground, with houses on the left and right and some people walking up the path towards the church. Surrounded by a large, grey border.

Place of Origin

Hackney (drawn)


ca. 1790 (printed)


B. P. (illustrators)
European Magazine (publisher)

Materials and Techniques



height: 5 in, width: 7.5 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

Engraving of a view of Hackney church from the East, from European Magazine, 1790.

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

Taken from departmental handlist.



Subjects depicted

Churches; Georgian; Rural areas; Families


Religion; Printed pages & sheets; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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