Guildhall, City of London: the Great Hall
|Architect/Designer||Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)|
|Artist/Photographer||Pugin, Augustus Charles (c. 1769-1832) | Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827)|
|Library Reference||EW E.e.315/2|
|Subject||Stone ; Sculpture ; Decorative woodwork ; Arches ; Guildhalls|
SOURCE: R. Ackermann. The Microcosm of London (London, 1835), vol. II, pl. 40 NOTES: The original medieval court hall, or 'bury', of 1411 was badly damaged during the Great Fire of London in 1666. The surviving exterior walls were heightened and the repair and embellishement of the hall was completed in 1673 under the supervision of Wren.
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