Travels of Cosmo III: Whitehall

Whitehall in 1669

Whitehall, London in 1669 from Count L. Magalotti, Travels of Cosmo the Third, Grand Duke of Tuscany, through England during the Reign of King Charles the Second 1669 (1821).

The Banqueting House at Whitehall Palace, designed by Inigo Jones and built 1619-22. Beyond it is the Holbein Gateway, completed in 1532 and demolished for street-widening in 1759. Coaches and sedan chairs wait in the street.