Author Archives: johnk6760

Last Train From Denmark Hill by Thomas Bucci

This painting is titled Last Train From Denmark Hill and was painted by Thomas Bucci. Thomas painted it I assume during a visit to London  which is undated. You can check out all his work via his website:

Posted in Denmark Hill, Paintings & Drawings, Transport | Leave a comment

Three views of London from Denmark Hill

This undated painting titled A Panoramic View of London from Denmark Hill is by Alexander Nasmyth and is in the Hackney Council collection. Nasmyth  died in Edinburgh on April 10, 1840 This engraving titled A South View of the Cities … Continue reading

Posted in Denmark Hill, Paintings & Drawings | Leave a comment

The Street Art around Loughborough Junction

Always interesting is all the street / shop fascia art you can see around Loughborough Junction. By far the most prolific artist is Morganico, whose work can be seen in a number of places. Joels & Barneys Cafe, Loughborough Junction … Continue reading

Posted in Cafes, Coldharbour Lane, Loughborough Junction, Paintings & Drawings, Streets & Roads | Leave a comment

Lizzie Parry

Two pieces by Lizzie Parry. Ruskin Park: coloured pencil on paper Ruskin Park: pastel on paper A couple of examples of Lizzie’s work which has number of Camberwell/Peckham  related pieces . Well worth a look.  

Posted in Paintings & Drawings, Ruskin Park | Leave a comment

Coldharbour Lane: names before numbers

Before street numbering began in the 1870’s blocks of buildings had individual names. Today you can still see this on a number of terraces that still exist. This is Dover Terrace which runs from 171 Coldharbour Lane, the Dover Castle … Continue reading

Posted in Coldharbour Lane, Streets & Roads | Leave a comment

Changing the Pickup, Coldharbour Lane by A.E.R.Larking

This painting from the Southwark Council Art Collection was painted in 1947

Posted in Coldharbour Lane, Paintings & Drawings, Transport | Leave a comment

George Arthur Roberts, soldier, firefighter, Londoner and Trinidadian

On 11th September, 2016, a blue plaque was unveiled on the Samuel Lewis Trust estate on Warner Road. Photo: Loughborough-Junction blog It was put up to celebrate the life of  George Roberts. He was born in Trinidad on August 1st, 1890. … Continue reading

Posted in People, Streets & Roads | Leave a comment