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COMMEMORATING THE FIRE

COMMEMORATING THE FIRE

The Great Fire of London is said to have broken out in Pudding Lane, about 100 feet from the Monument, which Wren set up in memory. He intended it to serve as a vast vertical telescope, for he had been a professor of astronomy, but the design failed.

Other pictures from Landmarks of Old London


OLD TEMPLE BAR

YORK WATERGATE, SOLE SURVIVAL OF A PALACE OF THE STRAND

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