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Packing—It is easier to travel than to pack your luggage, and, many travellers will be glad to know before leaving London how to get this tedious and troublesome business taken off their hands. Any of the colonial outfitters have a staff of packers, who can be engaged to pack any amount of luggage into the smallest possible compass in the shortest possible time.

Paddington
, a large district with no specially distinctive title, lies to the north of Tyburnia proper, and affords a large choice of comfortably-built houses at a comparatively moderate rental. Soil, London clay. It occupies a large triangle, of which the two longer sides are Edgware-road from Maida-hill to Kilburn, and the Grand Junction Canal to Kensal Green. NEAREST Railway Station, Praed-st, Bishops-road, and Royal Oak. Omnibus Routes, Harrow-road, Bishop’s. road, and Edgware-road.

Paintings and Sculpture
—The following is a list of the artists, examples of whose works may be found in London. Sculptures are designated by * and frescoes by +
Abbott, National Portrait Gallery
Allan, Sir W., Apsley House
Angelico, Fra, National Gallery
Antonello da Messina, National Gallery
Backhulzen Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (2); Mrs. H. T. Hope; Munro Collection; National Gallery
Bacon(the elder), Guy’s Hospital; Hampton Court Palace
Banks, T., National Gallery
Basaiti, Marco, National Gallery
Beale, Mrs., College of Physicians; Lambeth Palace
Beechey, Sir W., Drapers’ Hall; Fishmongers’ Hall; National Port. Gallery; Hampton Court
Behnes, College of Physicians *
Bell1 St Stephen’s Hall + (2)
Bellini, Giov., Middle Temple Hall; National Gallery; Hampton Court
Berchem N., Bath House 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (5); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-square (3); National Gallery; Dulwich
Bird E., National Gallery; Stafford House
Bleeck, P. van Garrick
Beckman, Greenwich Hospital; Hampton Court
Bonheur, Rosa, South Kensington Museum
Bonington, Munro Collection (2)
Bordone, Paris, Merchant Taylors’ Hall; Hampton Court
Borgognone, Ambrog, National Gallery
Both, Dorchester House; Dulwich.
Bouts, Dierick, National Gallery
Briggs, Merchant Taylors’ Hall
Bubb, Guy’s Hospital*
Buonarotti, Michelangelo, Apsley House (doubtful); National Gallery; Royal Academy *
Burnet, Apsley House
Callcott, Sir A. W., National Gallery
Canaletto, National Gal.; Hampton Court; Soane Museum, Lincoln’s-inn-fields
Canova, Apsley House* (2); Holderness House*
Capelle, Van de, National Gallery
Caracci, An., Bath House, 8a, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (7) National Gallery (9)
Caracci, L., Bridgewater House (6)
Chantrey, Apsley House*; College of Physicians*; Goldsmith’s Hall*; Guildhall*; Holderness House*; Soane Museum, Lincoln’s-inn-fields*
Charpentier, Salters’ Hall (?)
Cimabue, National Gallery
Claude, Apsley House; Bridgewater House (4); Marquis of Bute, 83 Eccleston-square (2) Dorchester House- Grosvenor House (10); Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery; Baring Gallery, 4, Hamilton-place
Clint, Garrick
Closterman, Guildhall
Cocques, Gonzales, National Gallery
Collins, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place (3); National Gallery (3)
Constable, National Gallery (4)
Cooke, E. W., National Gallery
Cooper Sidney, National Gallery
Cope, House of Lords*; Poet’s Hall*
Copley, Guildhall; South Kensington Museum
Cornelis, Hampton Court
Correggio, Apsley House; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; National Gallery
Credi, Lorenzo di, National Gallery
Creawick, T, National Gallery
Crivelli Carlo National Gallery
Cross, Octagon Hall, Westminster Palace+
Cuyp, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place (2) Bath House, 82, Piccadilly;  Bridgewater House (6); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-sq; Dorchester House; Grosvenor House (4); Mrs. H. T. Hope; .Munro Collection; National Gallery; Rothschild, Baron Lionel; Dulwich
Dahl, Greenwich Hospital
Damer, Mrs, Guildhall *
Danby, F., National Gallery
Dance, Sir N., Greenwich Hospital; Lincoln’s inn Hall
David, J. L, Apsley House
Delaroche, Paul, Bridgewater House; Hertford House; Stafford House
De Wilde. Garrick
Dodson, Devonshire House
Dolci Carlo Dulwich
Domenichino, Baring Gallery, Ld. Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly;
Bridgewater House (5); Mrs.  H.T. Hope; Dulwich
Dow, G, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly;
Bridgewater House (3); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-sq; Grosvenor House; Mrs.  H.T. Hope; National Gallery; Dulwich
Dürer, Albrecht, Stafford House
Dyce, House of Lords+ Westminster Hall+
Dyckmans, National Gallery
Eastlake, Middle Temple Hall; National Gallery (2)
Egg, Augustus, Munro Collection
Etty, Munro Collection, National Gallery
Evans, Greenwich Hospital
Eyck, Jan van, National Gallery
Foley, St.. Stephens-hall *
Francia, Francesco National Gallery; Hampton Court
Frith, National Gallery
Gainsborough, College of Physicians; Foundling; Garrick;; Grosvenor House (3); Ironmongers’ Hall; National Gallery (2); South Kensington Museum; Hampton Court; Dulwich
Gerard, Mark, Hampton Court.
Gibson, Westminster Hall
Giorgione, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; House of Lords; National Gallery; Royal Academy; Hampton Court
Goma, Francesco, Soane Museum, Lincoln’s-inn-fields
Goodall, F., National Gallery
Gozzoli, Benozzo, National Gallery
Graham, Stationers’ Hall
Grant, F., Apsley House
Greuze, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Dorchester House;  Dudley House, Park-lane (5); National Gallery ;  Rothschild, Baron Lionel ; Hampton Court
Grisoni, Garrick
Guercino, Bath House 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (2); Marquis of Bute, 83 Eccleston-square; Stafford House (3); Dulwich
Guido, Bridgewater House (2); Grosvenor House (5); National Gallery; Stafford House (2); Dulwich
Guzzardi, Leonardo, Admiralty, Whitehall
Gysels, P., Mrs. H. T. Hope
Hals, Franz, Hampton Court
Harlowe, Garrick; Lincoln’s Inn Hall
Haydon, National Gallery
Hayman, Foundling
Hayter, Goldsmiths Hall
Haytley, Foundling
Heist, Van der, Mrs. H. T. Hope; Hampton Court
Herbert, Poet’s Hall +; Westminster Hall+
Heydon, Van der, Apsley House; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; National Gallery
Hickey, Garrick
Highmore, Foundling; Stationers’ Hall
Hobbema, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (3); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-square (2); Dorchester House; Grosvenor House (2); Hertford House; Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery; Dulwich
Hogarth, Foundling; Grosvenor House (2); Lansdowne House(?); National Gallery; National Portrait Gallery; Norfolk House; St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Soane Museum Lincoln’s-inn-fields; South Kensington Museum
Holbein, Barber Surgeons’ Hall Monkwell-street; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Lambeth Palace; Norfolk House; Hampton Court
Honthorst Stafford House; Hampton Court
Hooghe, P. de, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-square ; Mrs. H.T.Hope; National Gallery; Rothschild, Baron Lionel
Hoppner, Merchant Taylors’ Hall
Horsley, House of Lords+; Poet’s Hall+
Howard, Norfolk House
Hudson, British Museum; Goldsmiths’ Hall
Huysmans, South Kensington Museum
Huysum, Jan van, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Grosvenor House; Dulwich
Isabel, Soane Museum, Lincoln’s-inn-fields
Jackson, House of Lords; Lansdowne House
Janssen, C., Goldsmiths’ Hall
Jardin, Karel du, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook,  4 Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; National Ga1lery; Dulwich
Jervas, Lansdowne House
Jordaens Devonshire House
Joseph, S., Garrick (?); National Gallery*
Kauffmann, Angelica, Hampton Court
Kirke, Greenwich Hospital
Kneller, Sir G., Charterhouse; College of Physicians; Devonshire House; Garrick; Greenwich Hospital; National Portrait Gallery; St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Hampton Court
Landseer, Sir E., Apsley House (2); House of Lords; National Gallery (2); South Kensington
Museum
Lawrence, Sir T., Chesterfield House; Garrick; Holderness House (?2); Merchant Taylors’ Hall; National Port. Gallery; Norfolk House; St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Soane Museum, Lincoln’s –inn-fields; South Kensington Museum; Stafford House
Le Brun, Grosvenor House; Dulwich
Lee, F. R., National Gallery
Leiden L van Norfolk House
Lely, Sir P,  Bridgewater House; Devonshire House; Greenwich Hospital; National Portrait Gallery; Hampton Court
Leslie, C. R., Lansdowne House (2); National Gallery
Leslie, P., National Gallery
Lingelbach, Jan, National Gallery
Linnell, J National Gallery
Lippi Filippo, Munro Collection;
Loutherbourg, Greenwich Hospital; National Gallery
Luini, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly
Maas, N., Bridgewater House
Maclise, House of Lords* (2); National Gallery (2); Westminster Hall+
Mantegna, And, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Hampton Court
Marshall, St. Stephen’s Hall*
Martin, National Gallery
Martin, John, Stafford House
McDowell, Greenwich Hospital*; St. Stephen’s Hall*
Meissonier, Hertford House
Memling, National Gallery
Mercier, Garrick
Metzu, Bridgewater House (3); Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4 Hamilton-place; Hertford House; Mrs. H. T. Hope (2); National Gallery
Mieris, F., Marquis of Bute,  83 Eccleston-square; Mrs. H.T. Hope; National Gallery
Mieris, W., National Gallery
More, Sir Antonio, British Museum; Society of Antiquaries
Moroni, G. B., Stafford House
Mortimer, Garrick
Moucheron, National Gallery
Murillo, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly (4) Grosvenor House (3); Hertford House; Holland House; Lansdowne House; National Gallery; Stafford House (4); Dulwich
Mulready, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; National Gallery; South Kensington Museum
Murray, British Museum; Fishmongers’ Hall
Mytens, Norfolk House; Hampton Court
Nasmith, P., National Gallery; National Portrait Gallery
Netscher Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery
Newton G S, Bridgewater House; House of Lords (2); National Gallery
Nollekens, Apsley House (2)*
Northcote Goldsmiths’ Hall; Guildhall
Opie, Garrick; Overstone, Lord, 2, Carlton-gardens
Orcagna, National Gallery
Os, Jan van, National Gallery
Ostade, A, Apsley House; Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-pl; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (6); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston- square (2); Hertford House; Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery; Dulwich
Ostade J, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Dorchester House; National Gallery
Palma Vecchio, Hampton Court
Parmegiano, Stafford House
Pellegrino, National Gallery
Perugino, Pietro, National Gallery
Pickersgill, F. R., Octagon Hall+; Westminster Palace+
Pierce Edward, Fishmongers’ Hall
Piombo, Seb. del, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bridgewater House;
Lansdowne House; National Gallery
Pollajuolo, Ant., National Gallery (3)
Potter, Paul, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Grosvenor House; Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery
Poussin, G., Bridgewater House (4); Grosvenor House (3); Munro Collection; National Gallery; Stafford House; Dulwich
Poussin, N., Bridgewater House (8); Grosvenor House (4); National Gallery; Stafford House (3); Hampton Court; Dulwich
Ramsay, Allan, Foundling; Goldsmiths’ Hall; Merchant Taylors’ Hall
Raffaelle, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook; 4 Hamilton-pl (?). Bridgewater House (4); Grosvenor House (5, doubtful); Lansdowne House; Munro Collection; National Gallery; South Kensington Museum; Stafford House ; Hampton Ct.; Dulwich
Rauch, Apsley House; Lansdowne House *
Rembrandt, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (5); Grosvenor House (7); Hertford
House.; Mrs. H. T. Hope (2); National Gallery; Hampton Court; Dulwich
Reynolds, Sir Josh., Bath House, 82, Piccadilly (2); Marquis of Bute, 83 Eccleston-square (2); Devonshire House; Foundling; Grosvenor House (8); Harcourt House; Holland House (10); Lansdowne House (12); Munro Collection; National Gallery; National Port. Gallery; Royal Academy; St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Soane Museum, Lincoln’s-inn-fields; Stafford House; Dulwich
Richardson College of Physicians
Romney, National Port. Gallery; National Gallery
Rosa, Salvator, Bridgewater House (2); Grosvenor House (4); Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery; Norfolk House (2); Dulwich
Roubilliac, Royal Academy
Rubens,. Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (3); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-sq; Grosvenor House (11); Hertford House; Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gall.; Norfolk House; Stafford House (4); Dulwich
Russell, Garrick
Ruysdael, J., Bath House, 82, Piccadilly, Bridgewater House (6); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-sq (?); Mrs. H.T. Hope; National Gallery; Dulwich
Sarto, And. del, Marquis of Bute, 83,Eccleston-Square; Hertford House; Holderness House; National Gallery; Dulwich
Saunders, Richard, Guildhall*
Schalken, Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery (2)
Scheffer, Ary, Hereford House
Schidone, Lansdowne House (2)
Schoen, Martin, National Gallery
Shackleton, Fishmongers’ Hall; Foundling
Shee, Goldsmiths’ Hall
Siddons, Mrs., Garrick *
Slingeland, National Gallery; Dulwich
Slaughter, British Museum
Smith, Goldsmiths’ Hall; Guildhall*
Smith Herbert, Fishmongers’ Hall
Snyders, F., Grosvenor House (2)
Somer, P. van, Greenwich Hospital; Hampton Court
Spagnoletto Apsley House
Stanfield, National Gallery
Steel, Greenwich Hospital *
Steen Jan, Apsley House; Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (2); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-square (4); Mrs H. T. Hope; Munro Collection; National Gallery
Stothard, National Gallery
Stone, F., Bridgewater House
Stowe, Hertford House (?)
Stuart, Gilbert, South Kensington Museum
Teniers, Apsley House; Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House; Marquis of Bute, 83,  Eccleston-square, &c. ; Grosvenor House; National Gallery;  Dulwich
Teniers, The elder, Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery; Stafford House (2); Dulwich
Tenniel, John, Poets Hall +; Westminster Palace
Terburg, Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House; Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-square; Mrs. H. T. Hope (2); National Gallery; Stafford House
Theed, St. Stephen’s Hall *
Tintoretto, Bridgewater House (3); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-square (2); Devonshire House; Stafford House; Hampton Court
Titian, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (4); Grosvenor House (3); Hertford House ; Holderness House; National Gall. ; Stafford House (5); Hampton Court
Turner, J. M.W., Bridgewater House; Greenwich Hospital; Holland House (2); Munro Collection; National Gallery; Soane Museum, Lincoln’s-inn-fields
Uccello, P., National Gallery
Unwins, T., National Gallery
Vandergucht, Garrick
Van Dyck, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House; Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-square; Cowper, Lady, 4, St. James’s-sq; Dorchester House; Grosvenor House (2); Hertford House; Mrs. H. T. Hope (2); Lansdowne House (?); Middle Temple Hall; Montague House (3); National Gallery; Norfolk House (2); Stafford House (4); Hampton Court; Dulwich
Velasquez, Apsley House (2); Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (3); Dorchester House; Grosvenor House (2); Lansdowne House (2); National Gallery; Stafford House (3); Hampton Court; Dulwich
Velde, A. van de, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (7); Grosvenor House; Holland
House; Mrs. H. T. Hope; Munro Collection (?); National Gallery; Dulwich
Veldt, W. van de, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; National Gallery; Hampton Court; Dulwich
Verkoyle, Mrs. H. T. Hope
Vernet, Horace, Hertford House
Veronese, P., Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (2); Marquis of Bute, 83, Eccleston-square (2); Grosvenor House (3); National Gallery; Royal Academy *
Verrio and Henry Cook, Chelsea Hospital
Vinci, Leonardo da, Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Royal Academy; Hampton Court
Wale, Foundling
Walker, British Museum
Walker National Portrait Gallery
Ward, E. M., National Gallery; Overstone, Lord, 2, Carlton-gds
Watteau, Munro Collection; Stafford House (5); Dulwich
Watts, Baring Gallery, Ld North Brook, 4 Hamilton-place (12); Lincoln’s Inn Hall+ (?)
Webster Baring Gallery, Lord Northbrook, 4, Hamilton-place; National Gallery
Weenix Jan, Mrs. H. T. Hope
Werff, Van der Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Mrs. H. T. Hope; Dulwich.
West, B Foundling; Grosvenor House (5)
West, National Gallery
Westmacott Sir R., Lincoln’s Inn Hall*
Wills, Foundling
Wilkie, Sir David, Apsley House (3); Dorchester House;  Merchant Taylors’ Hall; National Gallery (3); National Portrait Gallery; Royal Academy; Baron Lionel Rothschild; S. Kensington Museum; Stafford House
Wilson R, Bridgewater House (2); Foundling; Garrick; Grosvenor House; Munro Collection; National Gallery (2); Dulwich
Winterhalter Stafford House
Woolaston British Museum
Wouverman, Phil., Apsley House; Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; Bridgewater House (4); Grosvenor House (? initial); Holland House; Mrs. H. T. Hope; National Gallery: Dulwich
Wouverman, Peter, Bridgewater House
Wright Lincoln’s Inn Hall; National Portrait Gallery
Wynants Bath House, 82, Piccadilly; National Gal.; Dulwich
Zoffany, Garrick; Greenwich Hos.
Zucchero, Drapers’ Hall; Hampton Court
Zurbaran, F., Stafford House (3)

Pall Mall
is a street of palaces. Happily it lies out of the din and bustle of traffic, and there is nothing to vulgarise the quiet splendour of its appearance. Hansom cabs in number come and go, dropping their occupants at the doors of one or other of the great club houses, and about dinner-time quite a stream of quiet well-dressed men stroll down the street and are absorbed in these immense buildings. Among them will be the greater portion of the rank and wealth of the country. Every political celebrity belongs to one or other of these clubs, either to the Carlton, the Reform, the Junior Carlton, or the recently etablished Beaconsfield. The Army and Navy, and the United Service, embrace all the men illustrious in arms; while, the Church and learning are represented by the Athenaeum, and the Oxford and Cambridge. Fond as are the people of this country of Gothic architecture, that style has no representative in Pall Mall. Here everything is classical, although the degree to which the classical architecture is adhered to differ widely between the chaste Italian of the Reform and the florid display of its next-door neighbour, the Carlton. The one blot in the Street is the property of the nation. The War Office is altogether out of keeping with the clubs upon the same side of the way. The building is already doomed and some day when times are better, a building more worthy of its purpose and surroundings will no doubt rise in its place. Marlborough House the residence of the Prince of Wales, is not visible from the street. It stands within the wall at the corner of the road into the park, facing St. James’s Palace The following is the order in which the clubs on the south side an situated beginning from Marlborough House. The Guards and the Oxford and Cambridge. Next to the War Office comes the Carlton, then the Reform, the Travellers, and the Athenaeum, opposite to which, across Waterloo-place, stands the Senior United Service. On the north side the
Wanderers’ Club is at the corner of Watenloo-place; the Kennel is next door to the offices of the Cunard Mail Company. The Junior Carlton is next to George Street, and the Army and Navy stands at the opposite corner, its entrance being in George-street and the Marlborough next door to the Institute of Painters in Water Colours.

Pall Mall Club, Waterloo-place, S.W., is established “to facilitate the association of gentlemen who wish to enjoy the social advantages of a club having no political bias.” The election of members is vested solely in the committee, and is decided by ballot. Five members of the committee form a quorum, and two black balls exclude. The entrance is at the discretion of the committee from time to time, and is at present £15 15s. Subscription: Town members, £8 8s. Country members, £6 6s.

Park Theatre, Park-street, Camden Town, — A handsome theatre at the Regent’s-park corner of Camden Town, only established a few years. It has a rernarkably roomy stage and is very comfortably fitted up. NEAREST Railway Stations, Portland-road and Camden; Omnibus Routes, Park-street, Camden Town High-street, and Camden-road.

Parliamentary Constituencies.

Chelsea 27,203
Sir Charles W. Dilke,            L.
Wm. Gordon, C.
Essex (South)
10,433
Thomas Charles Baring, C.
William Thomas Makins, C.
Essex (West) 5,708
Lord Eustace Cecil, C.
Sir Hen. J. Selwin-Ibbetson, C.
Finsbury 42,135
Wm. T. M’Cullagh Torrens L.
Alderman Sir A. Lusk, L.
Gravesend 3,197
Captain Bedford Pim, C.
Greenwich 20,420
Thomas William Boord, C. .
Rt. Hon W. Ewant Gladstone, L
Hackney 44,130
 John Holms, L.
Henry Fawcett, L
KENT (West)  14,181
Sir Charles Henry Mills, C.
Viscount Lewisham, C.
Lambeth 48,275
Ald. Sir J. C. Lawrence, Bt., L
Ald. William M’Arthur, L.
London (City)  22,843
Alderman W. J. Cotton, C.
Philip Twells, C.
Re. Hon. John G. Hubbard, C
Rt. Hon. G. J. Goschen, L.
London University 1,787
Rt. Hon. R. Lowe, L.
Marylebone 33,086
William Forsyth, Q.C., C.
Sir Thomas Chambers, L
MIDDLESEX 28,889
Rt. Hon. Ld. G. F.Hamilton C
Octavius E. Coope, C.
Southwark  22,049
John Locke, Q.C., L.
Colonel F. M. Beresford, C.
SURREY (East) 16,922
James Watney, C.
William Grantham, C.
SURREY (Mid) 17,764
Sir Henry W. Peek, C.
Sir Trevor Lawrence, C
SURREY (West) 7,539
George Cubitt, C.
Lee Steere, C.
Tower Hamlets 40,397
Charles T. Ritchie, C.
Jos. D’A. Samuda, L.
Westminster 18,510
Right Hon. W.H.Smith, C.
Sir Charles Russell C.

Parliamentary Papers
—Old blue books and parliamentary papers, otherwise difficult to obtain, can generally be bought from Mr. King, Canada-buildings, King-street, Westminster.

Patent Museum, South Kensington.—This national collection is lodged in a building wholly unworthy of the purpose; it is small, badly lighted, and overcrowded. There are, however, few institutions more worthy of a visit. There, crowded together, are mechanical inventions of all kinds, some exhibited in model, some of full size. There are locomotive and marine engines, pumps, bridges, docks, and machinery of all sorts. Of special interest are the primitive steam-engines from which have sprung the enormous development with which we are familiar. There is Stephenson’s “Rocket,” which won the prize at the competition in 1829, and whose velocity was at that time looked upon as alarming. Close by it is the “Sans Pareil,” of Hawksworth, of Darlington, a competitor with the “Rocket.” Even of higher interest is “Puffing-Billy,” the first locomotive ever built, having been at work on a colliery line in 1813. There is Watts’s first “Sun and Planet” engine for winding and pumping. The patent was taken out in 1760, and the engine was erected in 1795. Near it is Newcomen’s Cornish pumping-engine, patented in 1769. Of equal interest, as the progenitors of our cotton industry, are Arkwright’s carding and spinning machines, patented in 1769, and close by is Buchanan’s original carding-engine, patented in 1824 This may be considered the first carding machine of the type now in use. Newsham’s fire-pump, patented in 1721, affords a striking contrast to the steam fire-engines of the present day, but the advance that has been made is still more strongly shown in Robertson’s original engine, built for Bell’s Comet, the first steamboat that ever ran in British waters. Close by the Comet engine, is the first hydraulic pump ever made, by Bramah, in 1795. A conspicuous object is the great clock of Glastonbury Abbey, constructed by _ Lightfoot, one of the monks of the convent in 1325, and still working and keeping time. The sight of these remarkable objects only makes one regret more strongly that so little has been done to preserve the early patents. A museum capable of containing examples of the gradual progress which has been made in all of our various manufactures would be of immense value and interest; but a building very many times larger than the iron shed which is now devoted to the purpose is needed. The museum is at present altogether overcrowded, and in glass cases round the walls are ranged numbers of small models of machinery, which can scarcely be seen, much less appreciated in their present position. The Patent Museum, as it is, excites a vivid regret that it is not the Patent Museum as it ought to be. The museum is open to the public every day, admission free. NEAREST Railway Station, South Kensington; Omnibus Routes, Brompton-road and Fulham-road; Cab Rank, Opposite.

Paternoster Row
.—The head-quarters of the book trade is by no means such in the sense in which the phrase is commonly “understanded of the people.” In the latter part of the last and the first part of the present century, “the Row” was the literary heart of London, and its history is bound up with that of the great publishing firms and the great literary enterprises of that period. Here was issued the “public Advertiser,” with the famous letters of Junius, and here, too, among a host of other well-known ventures, the “London Magazine,” the “Annual Register,” and the “Encyclopaedia” of Ephraim Chambers. But nowadays the publishing stream has worn for itself fresh channels. The Row is still the head-quarters of the trade to the trade, but not to the public at large. In point of fact only two or three of the leading publishing firms have their establishments here — one of these being really a Scotch house, with its head-quarters in Edinburgh. The bulk of the great publishers are to be found in or about Piccadilly, Regent-street, or the Strand. As a rule, however, these only deal directly with their authors the greater portion of their sales being carried on through the medium of two or three great book merchants who supply the retail trade, and whose location in “the Row” makes it in truth the great book-market of London.

PavilionTheatre,. Whitechapel-road. — A large East-end theatre capable of holding considerably over 3,000 persons. Melodrama of a rough type, farce, pantomime, &c. NEAREST Railway Stations, Aldgate and Whitechapel; Omnibus Route, Whitechapel-road.

Paymaster General’s Office
, Whitehall, SW. Hours 10 till 4—NEAREST Railway Stations, Charing cross (S.E. and Dist.) and Westminster-bridge; Omnibus Routes, Whitehall and Strand; Cab Rank; Horse Guards.

Peckham, on the Surrey side, between two and three miles SE. from London-bridge, lies for the most part rather low, but on gravelly soil. The large open common of Peckham Rye, and is neighbour, Goose-green, are on higher ground; the ascent continuing to Nunhead and Honor Oak, which latter stands about on a level with the Crystal Palace. Houses are to be had in the lower part of Peckham at a rent as low as £30 a year, but they are of course small. As the ground rises in situation the rents rise with it; and though they never attain the standard of such situations as Sydenham, Richmond, &c., they are considerably beyond what would be required for houses of the same class at a similar distance on the northern side of town. Taken altogether, however, the Peckham district may be considered, as in proportion to its advantages, one of the cheapest in London. NEAREST Railway Stations, Peckham Rye and Queen’s-road, Peckham; Omnibus Route, Peckham-road.

Pentonville Prison—commonly called the Model Prison— in Caledonian-road, about 200 yards south-east of the Cattle-market. It consists of a central hall, with five radiating wings, contains a thousand cells, and is conducted on a modification of the silent and solitary systems. Orders to view from the Home Office. NEAREST Railway Station, Barnsbury; Omnibus Route, Caledonian-road; Cab Rank, Offord-road.

Persia.—MINISTRY, 80, Holland-park. NEAREST Railway Stations, Notting Hill-gate and Uxbridge-road; Omnibus Route, Uxbridge-road; Cab Rank, Uxbridge-road. CONSULATE, 51, Portland-place. NEAREST Railway Station, Portland-road; Omnibus Routes, Gt. Portland-street and Oxford-street; Cab Rank, Langham-place

Peru MINISTRY, 30, York-street, Portman-square. NEAREST Railway Station, Baker Street; Omnibus Routes, Marylebone-rd and Baker-street; Cab Rank, York-street. CONSULATE, 21, Gower-street. W.C. NEAREST Railway Station, Gower-street; Omnibus Routes, Tottenham-court-road, Oxford-street, and Euston-road; Cab Rank, Francis-street.