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Gustave Doré's Inaccurate Victorian London - The Dabbler
Nige on the French artist whose largely inaccurate drawings fixed an idea of Victorian London in the popular consciousness… The dark, dramatic engravings of Gustave Doré have done a lot to fix our image of Victorian London, in all its murky squalor. But (as I learnt from an informative footnote in Bill Bryson’s At Home) they are in …