Temple of the Muses

Fine art print for sale. Temple of the Muses
Artist/Collection: Shepherd, Thomas
Product Code: 1435
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Temple of the Muses

Fine art print of London inspired by an engraving made in 1827 by Thomas Shepherd.

Features the Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square. James Lackington was a bookseller who is credited with revolutionizing the British book trade. Lackington's main bookstore in Finsbury Square was called the "Temple of the Muses" and was said to have been large enough "that a mail-coach and four were driven round the counters at its opening".

During the 18th and 19th Century London became the richest and most magnificent city in the world. It's power and wealth were generated from Britain's vast empire and from the industrial revolution. Some of the finest city buildings were made in this period and are just as magnificent in this day and age.