The Mall with Carlton House stables in the background: 18th century
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The Mall with Carlton House stables in the background. A crowd swarms in from St James's Park, a number with umbrellas up against the rain (an early record of umbrellas). In the centre a milkmaid (complete with cow) has set up a stall to sell drinks.
1784 AD - 1786 AD