During World War II, auxiliary firemen were invited to use Dr Johnson’s House as an unofficial social centre where they could find company, tea and a meal. Several had been orchestra members before the war, and they put on concerts twice a month in the House. One of these is illustrated here.
Where to see this painting?
Dr Johnson's House
17 Gough Square, London, Greater London, England, EC4A 3DE
If you are planning a visit to see this painting, check with the collection first. Paintings can be moved at short notice.