Tower of London - Photographs

Object Title

Tower of London - Photographs

Tower of London - Photographs

Date

mid 19th century

Reference

TOL PHO/1073

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Stereoscopic photograph of the 'Tower of London: The Axe & Block', mid 19th century, Double photograph of the block, labelled 'Block on which Lord Lovat was executed April 20 1747' and the axe, displayed on end on a wooden stand, labelled 'Heading Axe 1679'. Both are shown in front of rifles on racks in ? first floor of White Tower, Card is marked across one end: 'By Royal Warrant Photographer to the Queen' 'Trade Mark HNK London Photo Copyright', with the title hand-written in ink across the other end

Extent

1 stereographic photograph

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Mounted on card: 8.75 cm x 18 cm. Image: 8.2 cm x 7.3 cm

Access Conditions

Open access