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A description of Vaux-Hall Gardens

A description of Vaux-Hall Gardens

Being a proper companion and guide for all who visit that place. ...

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Published by printed for S. Hooper in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 9673, no. 01.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination51,[3]p.,plates
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18375072M

They are the scene of a brief but pivotal turning point in the fortunes of anti-heroine Becky Sharp in Thackeray 's 19th-century novel Vanity Fairas well as a setting in his novel Pendennis. In the middle of this chandelier is represented in A description of Vaux-Hall Gardens book of Paris, the rape of Semele by Jupiter; and round the bottom of it is a number of small looking-glasses curiously set: Above are sixteen white busts of eminent persons, ancient and modern, standing on carved brackets, each between two white vases: a little higher are sixteen oval looking-glasses, ornamented with pencil'd candlesticks, or a two-armed sconce: If the spectator stands in the center, which is under the great chandelier, he may see himself reflected in all these glasses. A curious piece of machinery has of late years been exhibited, about nine o'clock, on the inside of one of the hedges, situated in a hollow on the left-hand, about half way up the walk already described, representing a beautiful landscape in perspective, with a miller's house, a water-mill, and a cascade. John Frederick Lampe best known for his opera, The Dragon of Wantleywas another composer associated with the gardens.

An interesting feature of the canopy is a series of photoelectric cells generating electricity to offset the energy used by A description of Vaux-Hall Gardens book bus station. He who bless'd breakfast, dinner, rout, With "linked sweetness long drawn out;" Why is not Dignum here? That the Moorish tower—that wooden shed with a door in the centre, and daubs of crimson and yellow all round, like a gigantic watch-case! In the middle of this chandelier is represented in plaister of Paris, the rape of Semele by Jupiter; and round the bottom of it is a number of small looking-glasses curiously set: Above are sixteen white busts of eminent persons, ancient and modern, standing on carved brackets, each between two white vases: a little higher are sixteen oval looking-glasses, ornamented with pencil'd candlesticks, or a two-armed sconce: If the spectator stands in the center, which is under the great chandelier, he may see himself reflected in all these glasses. Open from May until late August, it soon became a pleasant excursion by river for Londoners from Temple, Westminster or Whitehall Stairs where barges waited to ferry patrons to Vauxhall Stairs, including Samuel Pepys who made his first visit on 29 May

Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. Present day[ edit ] Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens today is an inner-city park. St Peter's Church in Kennington Lane [19] was designed by the 19th century architect John Loughborough Pearsonwho also designed Truro Cathedral and Brisbane Cathedral in Australia, as well as being responsible for restoration work at Rochester, Bristol, Peterborough, and Lincoln cathedrals. Bamfords will reserve the right to make a discretionary charge for any photographs used in the catalogue which will promote the items on sale.


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As of [update]the church building serves as a community centre and arts venue, as well as a church. With notes by the author, and Dr. In the pediment above is represented St Cecilia, the Goddess of Musick, playing on the violoncello, which is supported by a Cupid, while another holds before her a piece of musick.

They are opened every [p. Taking A description of Vaux-Hall Gardens book form of a prelude and toccata, it was somewhat lerned with hints of other music, emphasising the way that all the composers on the programme, both known and unknown, were part of a musical community.

However, the market has become more and more lucrative with the arrival of more venues and more nights, and Vauxhall has been criticised as becoming increasingly commercial, diluting its once underground appeal. The name soon came to be applied to the station itself, which was the gateway that most visitors used to enter the gardens.

The downs are covered with turf, and interspersed with cypress, A description of Vaux-Hall Gardens book, yew, cedar and tulip trees. Handel's statue. The site of Neptune Fountain is now St. Gladwin was musically apposite but rather lacking in diction, making it difficult to follow the text.

Shakes he no more his locks at me? The first half ended with the only piece by Handel known to have been written for the gardens, The Vauxhall Hornpipe. A list of this March Library Reconstructed library is available here. Presented as a series of case studies focusing on three specific building types - kiosks, mosques, and baths - chosen on the basis that each represents the first full-fledged manifestations of their respective genres to be constructed in Western Europe, the study delves into the cultural politics of architectural forms and styles.

In recent years, the building has come under constant threat of buyout and demolition from property developers, as it stands alone on a prime piece of grassland adjacent to Vauxhall railway station. Demography[ edit ] The explosion in London property prices during the late s and early s has led to a boom in riverside construction, such as the large St George Wharf development by Vauxhall Bridge.

His Piece No. See the Plate annexed These Gardens are situated near the Thames, on the south side, in the parish of Lambeth, about two miles from London. What's thy "Wine Company," thy "Tea," Without that man of men?

It is enough, by Heaven! Vauxhall Cross is immediately to the southeast of Vauxhall Bridge, where six major roads converge, including the Albert Embankmentwhich exits the Cross to the north and is the southernmost point of entry into the London congestion charge area.

Bamfords disclaim all responsibility for loss or damage to goods or for unauthorised removal of goods and for damage to premises caused by the contractor who should be insured for such risks.

Next in order comes Hudson, with judgment and ease, She tries all her powers, and fails not to please; She enchants by her sweetness of voice and of lay, And we join the glad song when we welcome the May.

The ascent is by a double flight of stone steps, decorated with balustrades. The man seated at the table on the left is Samuel Johnsonwith James Boswell to his left and Oliver Goldsmith to his right.novelty “pleasure garden,” Vaux Hall Gardens on Board Street. He satirizes an amusing militia muster he witnessed in a field outside Charleston, from a time when the militia system was in force throughout South Carolina.

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A description of Vaux-Hall Gardens book Lambert returned to Quebec in and departed for England. The followingCited by: 1. Feb 11,  · Hand-coloured engraving of The Chinese Pavillions and Boxes in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, engraved by Thomas Bowles () after Samuel Wale (). Printed for Robert Wilkinson and Carington Bowles (), ca Museum Number S Oct 24,  · Welcome to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Part art gallery, part fashion show and part brothel, London's pleasure gardens defined the city's nightlife in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Curator Danielle Thom takes us into the history of pleasure, from concerts and balloon-flights to .There is built in the Grove of the Spring-Gardens at Pdf, an Octagon Temple, intended to serve as an Orchestra, for a Band of our finest Instrumental Performers; who will play (beginning at Five every Evening during the Summer-Season) the Compositions of Mr.

Handel, and other celebrated Masters.A General Prospect download pdf Vaux Hall Gardens, by Johann Sebastian Muller (John Miller), Bowles & Carver, publisher. Late 18th c.

Engraving, coloured by hand. An elevated view of Vauxhall Gardens from Kennington Lane. The gardens are lined with avenues of trees.

On either side of the scene are covered booths and walkways.Vauxhall Gardens / ˈ v ɒ k ebook ɔː l / is a public park in Kennington, London, England, on the south ebook of the River Thames. From tothe site was a pleasure garden and one of the leading venues for public entertainment in London from the midth century to the midth century.

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