Daily Herald photograph showing bomb damage around St Paul's Cathedral

Made:
1941-01-02
maker:
Daily Herald

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group/SSPL
© Mirrorpix

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group/SSPL
© Mirrorpix

Daily Herald photograph entitled 'St Paul's in an Island of Nazi Ruin'. Caption on back reads: 'A remarkable photograph taken from the Golden Gallery surmounting the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral which emphasises the providential escape of Wren's masterpiece in a sea of fire started by the Nazis which destroyed many churches and other historic buildings and innumerable office premises. Looking north-west over the devastated area, home of the booksellers, bounded by Paternoster Row and Ave <aria Lane. In the background is the gutted church of Christ Church Newgate Street.' Photographer unknown.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/19969
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Daily Herald Archive at National Science and Media Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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