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Vauxhall Gardens

A depiction of entertainment in Vauxhall Gardens, a pleasure garden that had existed in Kennington, London, England, likely since around the time of the Restoration. The Gardens consisted of several acres of trees and shrubs with attractive footpaths. It was popular with all classes of society and supported enormous crowds. Over the years, the gardens passed through the hands of several owners before finally closing in 1859.

Artist: Thomas Rowlandson; Restoration: Adam Cuerden

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