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Framed Print : Before Aldwych HSI01_01_026

Before Aldwych HSI01_01_026




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Before Aldwych HSI01_01_026

STRAND, WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON. Looking north-east along the Strand, past St Mary-le-Strand Church, towards Holywell Street, with the entrance to Drury Court on the left. Photographed as part of a series recording the Holborn and Strand improvement works.
The buildings on the left of this photograph, and Holywell Street and surrounds, were demolished shortly after the photograph was taken to make way for the Aldwych development

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Media ID 21951609

© Historic England Archive

Street Scene Urban Development Victorian London


12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the Media Storehouse Framed Print of "Before Aldwych HSI01_01_026" by Historic England Archive. This captivating image takes you back in time to the Strand in Westminster, Greater London. Look north-east along the historic street, past St Mary-le-Strand Church, towards Holywell Street, with the entrance to Drury Court on the left. Each print is meticulously framed to preserve and enhance the rich details of this photograph from the Historic England Archive, making it a stunning addition to any home or office space. Embrace the beauty of history with our Framed Prints from Media Storehouse.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

Ready to Hang Contemporary Framed and Mounted Prints. To ensure the paper is held securely the visible picture may be marginally smaller than quoted.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 24.4cm x 24.4cm (9.6" x 9.6")

Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 25.4cm (12" x 10")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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EDITORS COMMENTS
This print from the Historic England Archive takes us back in time to Victorian London, specifically the bustling streets of Strand, Westminster. The image showcases a street scene that is about to undergo significant urban development. Looking north-east along the Strand, we catch a glimpse of St Mary-le-Strand Church standing proudly amidst its surroundings. The focus then shifts towards Holywell Street, with its vibrant energy and charm evident even in this monochromatic portrayal. To the left of the frame, we see Drury Court's entrance beckoning passersby with an air of mystery and intrigue. However, what makes this photograph truly remarkable is knowing what lies beyond its captured moment. Shortly after this snapshot was taken, these very buildings on the left side would be demolished to make way for Aldwych development – forever altering the landscape and character of this historic area. As we gaze upon this image today, it serves as a poignant reminder of how cities evolve over time. It prompts us to reflect on our own urban environments and consider how they too have been shaped by progress and change throughout history. Through their meticulous documentation efforts, Historic England Archive allows us to immerse ourselves in these transformative moments from yesteryears – preserving our heritage while inspiring curiosity about our shared past.

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