Mount Vernon Hotel at Cape May, New Jersey
The palatial Mount Vernon Hotel at Cape May, New Jersey. Built in the Italianate style, it could accomodate 3, 500 guests, who came seeking the sea air and healthful recreation. The premise is lit with gas, manufactured on site, and each bedroom is supplied with its own bath and hot and cold water, required 125 miles of gas and water pipes. Date: 1853
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Lambeth Workhouse Schools, Norwood, South London
The parish of Lambeth operated a workhouse school on Elder Road, West Norwood, South London. In 1885, the premises were extended with the erection of the New School buildings. This view shows the imposing tower that surmounted the Italianate style main entrance to the New School.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
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