Calendarium Londinense or the London Almanack for the Year 1927. The Strand.
Etched image, 180 x 250mm (7 x 9¾"), with calendar underneath, sheet 400 x 290mm (15¾ x 12").
View looking along the Strand from near the north side of Waterloo Bridge. On the left is the New Gaiety Theatre, advertising a Mozart production. Built in 1903, the theatre was demolished in 1957 and the site was recently redeveloped to become a luxury hotel. James Gibbs' baroque church of St Mary-Le-Strand (1717) is in the centre, with the facade of Somerset House on the right. An issue of 'Monk's Calendar', a publication for print collectors founded in 1902 by William Monk (1863-1937) and published yearly until the year 2004.
[Ref: 36787] £130.00