'The Tower, its history, armories and antiquities... / by John Hewitt (published by authority of the Master General and Board of Ordnance at the Tower, 1841)'

Object Title

'The Tower, its history, armories and antiquities... / by John Hewitt (published by authority of the Master General and Board of Ordnance at the Tower, 1841)'

'The Tower, its history, armories and antiquities... / by John Hewitt (published by authority of the Master General and Board of Ordnance at the Tower, 1841)'

Date

1841

Reference

TA CL/HEWITT/378

Level

File

Scope and Content

Annotated '+ my kind friend A R Wood', With additional illustrations and many extra drawings by Hewitt himself - Hewitt drawings: opp p. 3, Byward Tower (sepia with white chalk highlights); opp p. 7, Clarence Chamber in Bowyer Tower; opp p. 11, steps 'leading to ye White Tower'; after p. 71, II.40 - armour of Sir Henry Lee; also contains the musical notation of the lion's roar (Nero) in a composition by 'the late Henry J Panormo', The frontispiece is inscribed 'From Ann Rose, Mrs I Somerville Wood, to her much-loved Grand-daughter Anna Maria Chandos-Pole. -1861-'

Extent

1 volume

Archivist's Note

The description is compiled from the item itself. Philip Abbott

Contents

TA CL/HEWITT - JOHN HEWITT
  TA CL/HEWITT/378 - 'The Tower, its history, armories and antiquities... / by John Hewitt (published by authority of the Master General and Board of Ordnance at the Tower, 1841)'
TA CL/HEWITT/378/18 - Prince Henry
TA CL/HEWITT/378/89 - Hand firearms