Leftover Londoner is on holiday in Norway, not that you’d know it from this picture, which shows the Port Of London, as painted in 1911-12 by Anders Svarstad. It is, however, hanging in the KODE art gallery in Bergen along with lots of Svarstad’s other (not quite as good) works.


London now in 1801 map style

The Ordnance Survey is celebrating its 225th birthday by producing a map of modern London in 1801 cartographic style including, of course, numerous features not present two centuries ago – such as railways, the Blackwall Tunnel and the cable car across the Thames. Cartographer Chris Wesson has kept fonts, terminology and design as close to the orginal Ordnance Survey style as possible and copies of the full map due to go on sale in due course.

On The Embankment, this 1924 woodcut by Charles Ginner, is up for auction shortly and a very nice thing it is too. Given that Ginner was London based and a prime mover in the Camden Town School, I’m assuming this is the Thames, but I can’t quite place that view.
Postscript: Thanks to @metrocentric and @sorbus for spotting that this is the arch at Temple, before it was largely filled by a monument to King George V in 1935.