The Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography

The Langham Hotel

The Langham Hotel

An albumen print view of the Langham Hotel.

Located on on Langham Place facing up Portland Place, the Langham was built between 1863 and 1865 at a cost of £300,000. It was then the largest and most modern hotel in the city, featuring a hundred water closets, thirty six bathrooms and the first hydraulic lifts in England. The opening ceremony was performed by the Prince of Wales.

Photographer unidentified.

Code: 124919
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