These paintings, drawings and engravings of York date from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century. They do not belong to the York Georgian Society and are reproduced here in accordance with the terms and conditions applied by the rights owners. Please check those terms and conditions before any reuse or reproduction.
Thomas White, "Coney Street with the Mansion House" (c1795-c1805). Pencil, watercolour and pen and ink on paper. York Museums Trust, object no. YORAG:R1556. Public domain image courtesy York Museums Trust.
This view is from what is today St Helen's Square, with the Mansion House on the right and Coney Street, which remains one of York's main shopping streets, leading away eastwards.
Thomas Girtin, "The New Walk, York", (c1798). Watercolour with pen and ink over graphite with gouache on paper. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, object no. B1977.14.4906. Public domain image courtesy Yale Center for British Art.
A depiction of one of York's great Georgian improvements, the New Walk along the River Ouse. The high arch of Ouse Bridge can be seen centre left.
"A View of the City of York" (c1770-c1830). Engraving on paper. British Museum: museum no. 1868,0822.5955. Copyright The Trustees of the British Museum, reproduced under Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.
A view of the City of York from the south-east, with the Minster prominent on the right. This engraving is typical of many such views produced in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Hubert Cornish, "York" (undated but c1802-3). Watercolour over pencil on paper, 17.5cm x 27.1cm. Metropolitan Museum, New York: accession no. 2010.397b. Public domain image courtesy Metropolitan Museum.
This view looking north across the River Foss at Castle Mills Bridge shows York Castle on the left and York minster on the centre right. Undated but internal evidence suggests c1802-3.