Tower of London - Photographs

Object Title

Tower of London - Photographs

Tower of London - Photographs

Date

about 1880

Reference

TOL PHO/405

Level

Item

Scope and Content

1. Middle Tower viewed from the west showing a group of military personnel before the gate passage, 2. Horse Armoury in the uppermost western room of the White Tower, 3. Blount memorial in the nave of the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula, 4. Martin Tower viewed from the south-west with the arms of the Grand Storehouse in the foreground, 5. Newly erected Lanthorn Tower viewed from the east and with evidence of continuing builders' activity in immediate environs, 6. St Thomas's Tower together with inner and outer curtain defences viewed from the Wharf to the south-west, 7. White Tower viewed from the north-west with contents of gun park in the foreground

Extent

7 photographs

Archivist's Note

Email from Dr Geoffrey Parnell dated 18 February 2004 shows he was intending to donate them to the Royal Armouries. Note written by Bridget Clifford states that they were purchased from Dr Geoffrey Parnell on 28/04/2013/ The photographs were previously stored in the TOL Library, Cupboard 15.