Lectures and Courses
London: Past, Present, and Future
London, once the largest city in the world, remains a global center of immense prosperity and power. In this three-part course, gain a perspective on London’s history and culture, from pre-modern to the near future, inspired by its 19th-century grandeur in the exhibition “London and Edo: Cities on the Rise.”
Above: Augustus Charles Pugin (English, 1769–1832), after Thomas Rowlandson (English, 1756–1827). Covent Garden Market, Westminster Election; plate 26 from The Microcosm of London, 1808 Etching and aquatint, hand-colored. 2013.1883. Gift of Elizabeth Haynes in memory of Raymond B. and Edith W. Haynes.