London Orphan Asylum, Linscott Road, Clapton, London: perspective
|Architect/Designer||Inman, William Southcote (1798-1879)|
|Artist/Photographer||Shepherd, Thomas Hosmer (1793-1864)|
|Subject||Colonnades ; Orphanages ; Porticos|
NOTES: This image also appeared in Elmes, Metropolitan improvements (London, 1827-30). The building was taken over by the Salvation Army in 1881 who roofed over the courtyard. In 1975 it was bought by the borough of Hackney and was subsequently demolished except for the portico and colonnades and school buildings built behind it.
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