Ludgate Hill from St Paul's Cathedral

Made:
c. 1890 in Ludgate Hill
publisher:
George Washington Wilson

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'Ludgate Hill From St. Paul's Cathedral' A photograph looking down Ludgate Hill, London, taken from the steps of St
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A photograph entitled 'Ludgate Hill from St Paul's Cathedral', published by George Washington Wilson, c. 1890. The statue in the foreground is of Queen Anne (1665-1714), who was on the throne at the time the Cathedral was completed in 1710. A shop on the left advertises 'Teeth Complete Set One Guinea', underneath it is a branch of Dollond and Co. opticians. The street is packed with horse-drawn vehicles.

A photograph entitled 'Ludgate Hill from St Paul's Cathedral', published by George Washington Wilson, c. 1890.

The statue in the foreground is of Queen Anne (1665-1714), who was on the throne at the time the Cathedral was completed in 1710. A shop on the left advertises 'Teeth Complete Set One Guinea', underneath it is a branch of Dollond and Co. opticians. The street is packed with horse-drawn vehicles.

This photograph is from an album containing sixty photographic views of London, published by George Washington Wilson. Although the photographs were usually marked with Wilson's initials, many were actually taken by assistants like Charles Wilson (1865-1958), his son.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1996-5020/17
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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