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CHAMBERLAIN'S GATE, OR NEW GATE

CHAMBERLAIN'S GATE, OR NEW GATE

The inscription on this print, published in 1791, records that Richard Whittington rebuilt the ancient Chamberlain's Gate "in the style here represented"; "and from its newness called New Gate." It was the entrance to the prison.

Other pictures from Scenes from the Chronicles of Grime

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OLD NEWGATE PRISON, ON THE SITE OF THE NEW OLD BAILEY: A PLACE OF BARBAROUS PUNISHMENTS

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