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Skating on the Serpentine: 1838

J. Baber

Skating on the Serpentine: 1838
3 0 c m
actual image size: 28cm x 22cm

Full image caption

Skating on the Serpentine. Oil on canvas. Crowd of skaters are shown enjoying themselves on the frozen Serpentine. A couple of coaches and three horseback riders are seen on the right bank. In the foreground is a low table with an array of skates. Three men are shown in the foreground, one is seating in an improvised cabin. They are seen being fitted up for skating. To their left is a man in overcoat marked ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY, he is a 'lifeguard'.

Image Details

1839 AD - 1839 AD
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© Museum of London

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