Covent Garden Piazza and Market: 18th century
© Museum of London
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Covent Garden Piazza and Market. Oil on canvas. View from the east side looking towards St. Paul's church and Covent Garden. The scene shows a full range of sheds and two-storeyed market buildings. A number of carts are lined along the roadway on the north side. Sedan chairs can be seen under the 'piazzas'. The figures in this scene include street musicians, pick-pockets and a chair mender. The Spire of St. Martin-in-the-Field can be seen in the distance.
1771 AD - 1780 AD