BiographyHavell, Robert the Elder (1769-1832) & Younger (1793-1878) Robert Havell and his son were born into a family of talented artists. They established a successful business on Oxford Street that produced a number of illustrations and architectural aquatint engravings including Picturesque Views on the River Thames (1812) and Views of the Public Buildings and Bridges in London and its Environs (1820-1).
View of House of Lords and Commons from Old Palace Yard, pub. 1821 Aquatint pl.12 External measurements of frame: (height) 42cm x (width) 50cm
The old palace of Westminster was the main residence of the kings of England in Medieval times.It was destroyed by fire on October 16th, 1834.