"The Lecture" (detail) by Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1938).
“Élégante au Boudoir” by Delphin Enjolras (1857-1945).
St. Martin’s Church Lane at the time of the reign of George IV, 1828, by George Scharf, German, 1788-1828.
Scharf was a water colorist, draughtsman and lithographer who concentrated on the everyday life of London.
A weary and young Charles Dickens would have walked down this small lane and stopped at a coffee shop where he would have read the inscription in a glass panel backward. It looked like “mooR-eeffoC.”
London, Pall Mall; and Saint James Street, 1880-1889, John Atkinson Grimshaw