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Have You Seen The Stunning Old Paintings Of London In Their Modern Settings?

Northumberland House (1752) by Canaletto

Northumberland House (1752) by Canaletto

Halley Docherty (Reddit user shystone) has created 10 mashups of old paintings of London and placing them in their modern settings. I think you'll agree that the juxtapositions created are stunning.

A View of Greenwich from the River (1750-2) Canaletto

A View of Greenwich from the River (1750-2) by Canaletto

Blackman Street London (1885) by John Atkinson Grimshaw

Blackman Street London (1885) by John Atkinson Grimshaw

Covent Garden Market (1737) by Balthazar Nebot

Covent Garden Market (1737) by Balthazar Nebot

St Martins in the Fields (1888) by William Logsdail

St Martins in the Fields (1888) by William Logsdail

The 9th of November, 1888 (1890) by William Logsdail

The 9th of November, 1888 (1890) by William Logsdail

The River Thames with St. Paul's Cathedral on Lord Mayor's Day (1746) by Canaletto

The River Thames with St. Paul's Cathedral on Lord Mayor's Day (1746) by Canaletto

The Strand Looking East from Exeter Exchange (1822) Artist Unknown

The Strand Looking East from Exeter Exchange (1822) Artist Unknown

View of The Grand Walk (1751) Canaletto

View of The Grand Walk (1751) by Canaletto

Westminster Abbey with a Procession of Knights of the Bath (1749) by Canaletto

Westminster Abbey with a Procession of Knights of the Bath (1749) by Canaletto

You can learn more about each image on the imgur album page.