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Greenwich and London from One Tree Hill, about 1680 NMM NMMG BHC1808

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Greenwich and London from One Tree Hill, about 1680 NMM NMMG BHC1808

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Vorsterman, Johannes; Greenwich and London from One Tree Hill, about 1680. A painting proclaiming the prosperity and stability achieved through the restoration of the Stuart monarchy under Charles II, 1660–1685. On the left is the Royal Observatory, built in 1675–1676, and there are deer in the right foreground – a feature of the Park since the reign of Henry VIII. The giant steps built up the face of Observatory Hill in Charles II's 1660s remodelling of the Park are visible.

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