About this object

  • Maker:

    Havell, Robert (junior)

  • ID:

    A15591

  • Production date:

    1826-06

  • Location:

    In Store

  • This watercolour by Robert Havell junior depicts the annual service which was held in St Paul’s Cathedral attended by the children of the charity schools in London. The service was widely reported in London newspapers as being an unrivalled spectacle at which an estimated eight thousand children of both sexes attended. The service was an opportunity for the public to donate money for the upkeep of the Charity Schools. It was followed in the evening by a grand dinner for patrons and subscribers which was also designed to raise funds.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 375 mm; W 308 mm (paper)

  • Materials

    paper; watercolour; ink

  • Last Updated

    2017-12-07

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