Bombed carriages Aldersgate station: 1897
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Bombed carriages Aldersgate station: 1897

J. Fennimore

© Museum of London

Full image caption

The wrecked carriages of the fatal bombing of the Metropolitan Railway at Aldersgate station, on the 28 of April 1897. It was the first anarchist bombing of an underground train and was attributed to Irish nationalists. Sixty people were injured, ten seriously, but the only fatality was Harry Pitts who died from his injuries. This image appears in The Graphic, Volume 55.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1897 AD - 1897 AD
 

Image Number

005064
 

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