The Houses of Parliament by night: 1872
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This illustration shows a view of the Houses of Parliament by Night, from 'London: a pilgrimage' by Blanchard Jerrold and Gustave Doré, 1872. The engraving shows one of the gas lamp standards in the form of a dolphin, designed by G. Vulliamy and newly installed in 1870. The overall cost of each lamp stand was £35.
1872 AD - 1872 AD