Monument, London, c1740. Artist: Anon

Monument, London, c1740. Artist: Anon

1-238-062 - London Metropolitan Archives (London Picture Archive)/Heritage Images

Caius Gabriel Cibber's allegorical relief on the west side of Monument's base, London, c1740. It depicts King Charles II with his retinue coming to the ruined City of London's aid. In the background behind the City people run from burning houses, behind the King, workmen on scaffolding rebuild the houses. In the lower margin is a key.

Image Details

People Information

  1. Anon, attributed to: :
  1. Anon: :
  1. King Charles II: British: King of Great Britain and Ireland

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Allegory

Geographic Hierarchy

World Europe United Kingdom England Greater London London City of London

  1. 51 30 51 N , 000 05 37 W

Category Hierarchy

History & Politics Historical Events Disasters

History & Politics Historical Events Royal Events

People Royalty

People Other

Locations & Buildings Monuments & Statues

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3813x4575
File Size : 51,107kb


  1. 4890
  1. 0220001193
  1. 1-238-062
  1. 1193
  1. 1238062
  1. 4890
  1. A3

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