The Royal Opera Arcade

Interior, The Royal Opera Aracde. London, by John Nash. 1816-18. >This beautiful and modestly scaled arcade is one of London's earliest (following the French invention of the type at the end of the eighteenth century) and was once part of Nash's grand Royal Opera House on the Haymarket, which burned down in 1867. — Jones and Woodward, 224.

Photograph copyright 2005 George P. Landow. [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]

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Jones, Edward, and Christopher Woodward. A Guide to the Architecture of London. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1992.

Last modified 26 July 2005