LondEnfold

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Back-to-back book with fold-out timeline history of Guildhall library and yard.  Diptych drawing in reverse covers inspired by the beautiful Guildhall Library architecture, the city of London on the great Thames River and the influence of William Caxton as the first Englishman to bring printed books to Great Britain.
Pictorial timeline of the history of Guildhall Library informed by Dr. Peter Ross’ 2012 lecture for Gresham College on this subject.  Layout and artwork inspired by  the architecture of Guildhall Yard and the Roman Amphitheatre situated directly beneath street level, access via Guildhall Art Gallery.

Unique volume.  Archival reproduction diptych available by order.
Watercolour, pencil, coloured pencil, ink, metallic paint.
H 300mm x W 230mm
£ 1400, unique volume signed by the artist.

London history

London history

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Guildhall Library Gresham St London Guildhall Yard London