Photographs by Henry Dixon of old inns facing demolition, commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London in the 1880s. This one is of King's Head Inn yard off Borough High Street SE1 in 1881. There is still a pub there of course, but the old 17th century coaching inn structure is no more:
The White Hart Inn in the same street was also photographed by Dixon in 1881, prior to being demolished in 1889:
Keith Coventry's Estate Paintings appear to be abstract designs but are in fact based on the layout of London estates. The exhibition features his 'Heygate Estate', painted in 1995 before the Estate became a famous ruin.
|'Ferrier Estate' by Laura Oldfield Ford|