Digital image; illustration of Ludgate Hill by Gustave Dore, 1872
Illustration of Ludgate Hill by Gustav Dore, showing the railway bridge with train crossing billowing smoke. Both Ludgate Hill itself and Fleet Street are completely packed with people, horse-drawn buses and other vehicles. The dome of St Paul's cathedral can be seen in the background.
Simple name : Digital image
Collection : Photographs
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 2006/8327
Reproduced in : London : a Pilgrimage. Gustave Dore and Blanchard Jerrold. P119 Reprint of 1872 edition AKA Dore's London
Location : Ludgate Hill, City of London EC4
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This category includes a large selection of street scenes, with the emphasis on well-known thoroughfares and junctions served by bus routes, plus a smaller number of images of individual buildings. See also ‘Underground’, ‘Buses’ and ‘Taxis’.
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