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National Photographic Record and Survey

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Palace of Westminster, England (photographed)

  • Date:

    September 1897 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stone, Benjamin (Sir), born 1836 - died 1914 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    platinum print mounted on card with hand written ink notation

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the British Museum

  • Museum number:

    E.3771-2000

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case MX22, shelf 5, box 82C

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Physical description

b&w print of view of behind Big Ben's clock face with man looking at camera

Place of Origin

Palace of Westminster, England (photographed)

Date

September 1897 (made)

Artist/maker

Stone, Benjamin (Sir), born 1836 - died 1914 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

platinum print mounted on card with hand written ink notation

Descriptive line

Photograph of the inner side of the Cock Tower Dial, London, Benjamin Stone, 1897

Exhibition History

Festivals, Ceremonies and Customs: Sir Benjamin Stone and the National Photographic Record (Victoria & Albert Museum 26/10/2006-14/01/2007)

Labels and date

Houses of Parliament 1897 The inner side of Dial. Clock Tower.
This shows a man standing behind the face of the Big Ben clock. Stone used his position as MP for East Birmingham to make an extensive record of the Houses of Parliament.

Westminster, London, 1897
Museum no. E.3771-2000

Collection code

PDP

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