Tower of London - Photographs

Object Title

Tower of London - Photographs

Tower of London - Photographs

Date

1878-1914

Reference

TOL PHO/1016

Level

Item

Scope and Content

RAR.1016 i; I.1016 i |a Photograph of the White Tower during the couse of the demolition of the former Ordnance Office/Horse Armoury in 1883. Printed signature: 'Bedford Lemere 7 Co., 147 Strand, London. Architectural Photographers to the Queen' |b Mounted on cad. Has been extracted from an album and the back has been used as a cutting board. print: 8.1 x 10.7 in; Mount: 10.8 x 13.3 in,

RAR.1016 ii; I.1016 ii |a Photograph of the Tower of London from the wharf after the reconstruction of the inner curtain defences, about 1888. Printed signature: 'Bedford Lemere & Co., 147 Strand, London. Architectural Photographers to the Queen'. |b Mounted on card, labelled 'Tower of London' in pencil on back. Print: 8.2 x 11.6 in; Mount: 9.5 x 12 in,

RAR.1016 iii; I.1016 iii |a Photograph of the Cradle Tower, from the South, after the reinstatement of the first floor, about 1878 |b Mounted on card. 7.7 x 9.7 in,

RAR.1016 iv; I.1016 iv |a Photograph of the Cradle Tower, from the North, after the reinstatement of the first floor, about 1878 |b Mounted on card. 7.8 x 9.7 in,

RAR.1016 v; I.1016 v |a Photograph of the White Tower from the South-East, showing the staircase entrance, with scaffolding erected against the plinth, dated 26 September 1914 |b 2. 4806. Annotated on the back: 'White Tower. S. Front from S.E. Before pointing, 26.9.14.',

RAR.1016 vi; I.1016 vi |a Photograph of the White Tower from the West, with a view of the gun park, dated 26 September 1914 |b 3. 4809. Annotated on the back: 'White Tower. W. Front'. Possibly taken from the roof of the Main Guard,

RAR.1016 vii; I.1016 vii |a Photograph of the White Tower from the South West, with a view of the entrance staircase, the ticket office and a sentry box, dated 26 April 1914 |b 4. 4808. Annotated on the back: 'White Tower, S. Front from W.W. Before Pointing'. Senty in battle dress by sentry box and policeman at the top of the staircase

Extent

7 photographs