London's eighteenth-century Pleasure Gardens

15 min 13 stops
Join us on a trip around the pleasure gardens of the eighteenth century, where contemporary art, popular music and entertainment could be found in abundance.

Eighteenth-century London was a crowded and bustling place, and Londoners sought fresh air...
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Featured artworks

The Triumphal Arches, Mr Handel's statue & in the South Walk of Vauxhall Gardens

A view of the rotundo, house & gardens at Ranelagh, with an exack [sic] representation of the Jubilee Ball, as it appeared May 24th, 1759 being the birth day of his Royal Highness George Prince of Wales

A view of the Grand Walk & in Vauxhall Gardens, taken from the entrance

Vauxhall Gardens shewing the grand walk at the entrance of the garden and the orchestra with the musick playing


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