Hawkins, George (1819-52). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 19th Century. South-west view of the London Orphan Asylum in Lower Clapton, Hackney, London; Designed by architects G. Goldringg and W.S. Isman the orphanage was opened in 1821 by the Reverend Andrew Reed; The asylum was closed in 1866 after an outbreak of typhoid; The building, apart from the portico and colonnades, was demolished in 1978; 99;neo-classical; architecture; victorian; doric columns; pediment; charity; welfare; altruism; christian; Georgian; facade; exterior; street scene; Provenance: Private Collection.