This drawing shows the hustle and bustle surrounding the statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus (a model for Eros can be seen in this room). Horse-drawn vehicles intersect with motorised buses and swarms of people crowd into the heart of the
The building on the left of the picture is the London Pavilion which was built in 1885 as a variety hall. In 1923, giant electric billboards were set up on the façade and in 1934 it was converted in to a cinema.
Gallery label, September 2004
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