The Monument, City of London, c1755 (1903). Artist: Thomas Bowles.

The Monument, City of London, c1755 (1903). Artist: Thomas Bowles.

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The Monument, City of London, c1755 (1903). The Monument comprises a fluted Doric column built of Portland stone topped with a gilded urn of fire. It was designed by Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke. Its height of 202 feet marks its distance from the site of the shop of Thomas Farynor, the king's baker, where the Great Fire of London began in 1666. From London in the Time of the Stuarts, by Sir Walter Besant. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1903]

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People Information

  1. Thomas Bowles, attributed to: British: Artist, engraver
People Related
  1. Sir Walter Besant: British: novelist and philanthropist
  2. Sir Christopher Wren: British: Architect, engraver
  3. Robert Hooke: British: Experimental philosopher, scientist, architect

  1. Engraving

Geographic Hierarchy

World Europe United Kingdom England Greater London London City of London

  1. 51 30 51 N , 000 05 37 W

Category Hierarchy

History & Politics Historical Events Disasters

Locations & Buildings Monuments & Statues

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 10205x7101
File Size : 70,768kb


  1. 0580037031
  1. 2-634-615
  1. 2634615

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