The view at Leicester Square in 1853 is east towards newly-built The Royal Opticon of Science and Art (became Alhambra Music Hall in 1857). For an interior view of the building, click here

Source: Shepherd TH. Royal Panopticon of Science and Art, 1853 in Sheppard FHW (ed). Survey of London, The Parish of St. Anne Soho, Vol. 34, 1966.
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