Newspaper illustration entitled a 'View of the Tower of London, as it appeared on fire on the morning of Sunday the 31st,

Object Title

Newspaper illustration entitled a 'View of the Tower of London, as it appeared on fire on the morning of Sunday the 31st,

Newspaper illustration entitled a 'View of the Tower of London, as it appeared on fire on the morning of Sunday the 31st,

Date

1841

Reference

TOL NEWS/506

Level

File

Scope and Content

Copy of 'The Weekly Chronicle' (Sunday 7 November, 1841) with a drawing taken on the spot by a distinguished artist'. Front page illustration, with further particulars on cols. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, See also remarks on page 4 that the fire might have been a good thing - by destroying so many obsolete weapons held inside.

Extent

1 document

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Illustration approx. 26 cm x 26 cm&&&A bit tatty, but illustration and text unaffected