Photographs of Gissing's London

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 GRG/2/2/3
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      16.6 x 21.5 cms. 7 items.  Enclosed in Melinex sleeves.

Scope and Content

Seven photographs of various locations in London relating to or depicted in some of Gissing's novels, with pencil notes on reverse:

  • /1: Photograph of Farringdon Street, E.C., as in In the Year of Jubilee (1894);
  • /2: Photograph of Colville Place, off Charlotte Street, W.1, where Gissing had rooms in 1878;
  • /3: Photograph of Hoxton Street, N.1, showing the district described in Demos (1886);
  • /4: Photograph of Wilton Square, New North Road, Islington, N.1, showing houses as described in Demos;
  • /5: Photograph of Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, S.E.1, showing houses as described in Thyrza (1887);
  • /6: Photograph of Lambeth Walk, S.E.1, as described in Thyrza;
  • /7: Photograph of Walcot Square, Kennington, S.E.1, as described in Thyrza.

Black and white prints.