The Early Modern Commons

Romantic London

Recent Posts

New Updates

17 July 2017

As you’ll be able to see from the expanded header menu, I’ve recently added a series of new curations to the site, including plate series from John Thomas Smith’s...

John Tallis’s London Street Views

26 May 2017

A piece of mine called ‘Transformation and Specialization in London and its Topography’ has just been published by the Journal of Victorian Culture; this is part...

Picturing Places and the 1819 Plan

9 May 2017

The British Library has recently launched Picturing Places, a new resource exploring its rich topographical holdings.  Many of the images used on this site – including the...

Coherence and Inclusion in the Life Writing of Romantic-period London

3 April 2017

The first article that I wrote arising from this project, ‘Coherence and Inclusion in the Life Writing of Romantic-period London’, has just been published in a special issue...