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Thames, River (England)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Calligraphy and illustrations for Spencer

Identifier: Coll-1413
Scope and Contents First edition. 1946. Octavo. 11 sheets (13 x 17.5 cm) of fine art paper preserved in a marbled paper folder comprising a decorated title-page followed by the text, with a pen-and-ink drawing at the tope of each page (save the last which closes with a decorated 'Finis'). One of the drawings has been coloured. The illustrations are typical of Mclaren's illustrative at its finest. The initials on the back ('HM') would seem to suggest that this is the recipient of the portfolio....
Dates: 1946

Comprehensive Development Areas: Lewisham Clock Tower, 1950s

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/7
Scope and Contents

Comprehensive development areas: Lewisham Clock Tower consists of:

  1. papers, (7 September 1953)
  2. plans - Lewisham Clock Tower CDA, (1950s)
Dates: 1950s

Comprehensive Development Areas: South Bank, 1949-c1960

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/4
Scope and Contents Comprehensive development areas: South Bank consists of: planning correspondence and papers, (1954-1955) Festival of Britain 1951 competition - "Design a restaurant for the South Bank", (1949) drawings, (c1954) press clippings, (1953-1960) hotel site particulars, (1954) photographs, (1954-1961) South...
Dates: 1949-c1960

Comprehensive Development Areas: Woolwich, 1950s

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/8
Scope and Contents

Comprehensive development areas: Woolwich consists of:

  1. Woolwich Industrial Estate, ( 1950s )
  2. plans - St Mary's Woolwich Redevelopment Area reused layout 1955 - with suggestions by the Borough Engineer, ( 1955 )
Dates: 1950s

Lecture on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles', 1884

Identifier: Coll-74/7/1
Scope and Contents

Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.

Dates: 1884

Notebook No.53, May 1834- May 1834

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/53
Scope and Contents Red leather notebook, cover reads "Sweden, May 1834". The contents include lists of books, packing lists, geological observations with small and large sketches. p.23 - List of clothing to pack; p.105 - Strata in Taleren Notes are made in pencil with some ink edits or additions and are notes often only on one side of a page. The index is pasted to the back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's...
Dates: May 1834- May 1834

Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/9/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century

Panorama of London from the roof of the Albion Flour Mills

Identifier: Coll-2092
Content Description

This is a small panorama in six panels showing a 360 degree view of London, centred on St. Paul's, seen from across the Thames. Aquatint engraving by Frederick Birnie, based on drawings by Henry Aston Barker, which were used to create the full-size panorama shown in Robert Barker's public panorama in 1792.

Dates: 1792

Plans of Lansbury Neighbourhood: East India Dock Road Neighbourhood, c1955-1958

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.6k
Scope and Contents

Manuscript bird's-eye perspective drawing (69cm x 104cm) by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department, showing the layout of an area which is probably East India Dock Road Neighbourhood of the Stepney / Poplar Comprehensive Development Area in London. The drawing is at approximately 1:2500 scale and is in felt-tip pen and coloured pencil on transparency, with the River [Thames] in the foreground.

Dates: c1955-1958

Plans: South Bank assorted perspective drawings, c1953

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/4.8.7
Scope and Contents 4 perspective drawings of the South Bank in London: pencil manuscript drawing, on transparency, (61cm x 87cm) showing the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department's vision for the area. printed drawing (17cm x 50cm) showing the area to the west of Waterloo Bridge showing the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Royal Festival...
Dates: c1953