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St. Bartholomew The Great: 1877

Alfred Henry Bool

St. Bartholomew The Great: 1877
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

Full image caption

The churchyard of St. Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield, 1877. The church escaped the Great Fire of London in 1666 but but fell into disrepair and was occupied by squatters in the 18th century. This photograph was commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London to form part of a permanent visual record of historic buildings threatened with alteration or possible demolition in the 1870s and 80s. The church was restored and rebuilt by Aston Webb in the late 19th century

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1877 AD - 1877 AD
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