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Photograph - Stereoscopic photograph of the Tower of London

Stereoscopic photograph of the Tower of London

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stereoscopic photograph

  • Museum number:

    E.1528-1992

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 546

Physical description

Double-sided stereoscopic photograph of the Tower of London. Each side is inscribed with the view, the first taking in 'The King's House, the Bell Tower, the prison of Princess Elizabeth (afterwards the Queen), also the prison of Arabella Stuart for daring to marry Sir William Seymour, and the Byward Tower in the distance'. The other side depicts 'Public entrance via Middle Tower, leading to Byward Tower'. Dated January 1920 on one side and mounted on thick beige/light brown card.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)

Date

ca. 1920 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stereoscopic photograph

Descriptive line

Anonymous double-sided stereoscopic photograph of the Tower of London, England, dated January 1920.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Stereoscopes; Prisons; Towers; Stereograph

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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