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Carlton House, Pall Mall


Carlton House was the London house of the George, Prince of Wales, later Prince Regent and George IV for several decades from 1783 until its demolition in 1826-7. It was situated on the south side of Pall Mall  and the gardens at the rear ran south to St. James's Park.  During his residency the Prince carried out extensive restorations, many designed by the architecture Henry Holland including the symmetrical building front and the screen of ionic columns seen here.  The two storey building had a rusticated stone facade and a central Corinthian portico which served as a porte-cochère where carriages would alight. The Royal Arms can be seen on the pediment.  The screen of paired ionic columns in front of the building  are broken by  two pedimented create an enclosed courtyard and at the sentry boxes outside soldiers were stationed. 


Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, Poultry. July 1st 1810 for the Beauties of England and Wales, an 18 volume series of books on the history and topography of England and Wales and published between 1801 and 1816. The volumes were organised by counties and this print comes from Vol. 10 on London and Middlesex and authored by Edward Waylake Brayley.

Carlton House, Pall Mall - Framed Antique Print

SKU: 1168
  • Image Number: 1168
    Title: Carlton House
    Engraver: John Pye (1782-1784)

    Publisher: London: Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, Poultry. J

    Date: 1810
    Medium: Steel Engraving

    Framed size (h x w): 205 x 271

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