since about Victorian times (roughly 1837 on)+ photographs
Thursday, March 17, 2011
New Palace Yard, Westminster
oil on canvas 28 x 36"
shows the North front of Westminster Hall with a cluster of taverns and coffee houses. To the left of the entrance is the Exchange Coffee House, and to the right Oliver's Coffee House. The Law Courts were held in the Hall until 1874 and the lawyers met in the taverns and coffee houses.