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    16 - 19
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Aimed at 16+ this resources uses the painting The Heart of the Empire by Niels Moller Lund in the Guildhall Art Gallery to examine the role of the City of London as an enabler of the British Empire. In 1904, the British Empire was at its height, but just twenty years later it would begin to break up. This painting by the Danish artist Niels Moller Lund appears to depict the heart of the City of London at Bank Junction in a romantic way as the heart of the world economy.

There are prompts for sketching and debating activities in the resource.