Explore 18th Century and more!

An illustration of Vauxhall Gardens by Thomas Rowlandson

An illustration of Vauxhall Gardens by Thomas Rowlandson

Drawing - Vauxhall Gardens.  Thomas Rowlandson  watercolour, penn and ink.

Thomas Rowlandson, An entertainment in Vauxhall Gardens in . This group portrait depicts one of the most fashionable of London’s pleasure gardens. Rowlandson, a cartoonist, had a great insight.

French print of the Water Cascade at Vauxhall Gardens, c 1750

French print of the Water Cascade at Vauxhall Gardens, c 1750

'Vauxhall Gardens showing the Grand Walk at the entrance of the Garden and the Orchestra with the Musick Playing', print published in London, 1751

'Vauxhall Gardens showing the Grand Walk at the entrance of the Garden and the Orchestra with the Musick Playing', print published in London, 1751

Detail of Model of Vauxhall Gardens as it appeared circa 1751. Scale of 1:150, by Lucy Askew, 1984.

Model of Vauxhall Gardens

The Friends of Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens website - loads of info! [above: Lucy Askew, Model of the Vauxhall Gardens, Victoria and Albert Museum]

Pleasure Gardens were very popular in the 18th and 19th Centuries.   Vauxhall_Gardens_by_Samuel_Wale_c1751 via Wikipedia

Vauxhall Gardens by Samuel Wale - Vauxhall Gardens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pinterest
Search