London: A Yeoman of the Guard

Made:
c. 1914 in Tower of London
publisher:
The Photochrom Company Limited

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'London: A Yeoman Of The Guard', about 1914 A reproduction of a colour photograph of a Yeoman Of The Guard, or 'Beefeater' at the Tower of London
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A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: A Yeoman of the Guard', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914. The Yeomen of the Guard were the bodyguards of the English monarch. They were founded in 1485 by Henry VII (1457-1509).

A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: A Yeoman of the Guard', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914.

The Yeomen of the Guard were the bodyguards of the English monarch. They were founded in 1485 by Henry VII (1457-1509).

The photochrom process was a form of photolithographic colour printing developed around 1900. The process was used widely to produce scenic and tourist views and for reproductions in art books.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1978-122/13
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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