Esoteric London

No. 966: Perrin’s Court, NW3

Posted in Graffiti, Meteorological, Shops by esotericlondon on November 11, 2013

© Roger Dean RED_5311 copy

Perrin’s Court, London, NW3. Photo © Roger Dean 2013

Bentley’s Miscellany – 1844:

The Physiology of London Life – John Fisher Murray

In the north-west the sun is sinking in all his glory behind the massive woods of Caen, flinging broad deep shadows over the subjacent vale, while his departing ray glints upon the summit of the Kentish hills, and tips the giant dome of St. Paul’s with a speck of golden fire. To the south, west, and east extends the long line of cloud that hovers over murky London, whose towers and pinacles vainly seek to penetrate the unobscured ether where reigns the crescent moon, and her lady in waiting, one fair star of evening.

[The whole of the article from which the above excerpt was taken can be read at www.victorianlondon.org. R.D.]

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