London’s Water: 400 Years of the New River, which, they note, "a display charting the history of the river and the New River Company’s role in supplying water to the capital."
The work to the right, new to me, is an anonymous work titled "A Prospect of the City from the North, c.1730." (The link to the City of London's Collage provides a larger image and a fuller description.)
Sunday, November 07, 2010
- People often credit their ideas to individual “Eureka!” moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His tour takes us from the “liquid networks” of London’s coffee houses to Charles Darwin’s long, slow hunch to today’s high-velocity web. ("Where good ideas come from: Steven Johnson"; TEDGlobal, July 2010, Oxford, 17:46)