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Old Houses, Aldgate 78

Old Houses, Aldgate 78

Photographer: Dixon, Henry (1820 - 1892)

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Tab.700.b.3

Item number: 78

Length: 23.4

Width: 18.4

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photographer Henry Dixon recorded buildings of Victorian London, under threat of demolition for the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London. In the book 'Photographs of Old London' his images are accompanied by a descriptive letterpress provided by Alfred Marks.

This photograph shows the remains of an old Inn 'The Saracen's Head', "destroyed for the extension of the Metropolitan Railway from Aldgate to Tower Hill."

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