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The Tower of London from the Thames

ca. 1860-1880
19th century

George Washington Wilson, British (Scottish), (1823–1893)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Marks: Inscribed on negative lower left title 2904. G.W.W.
Bibliography: On Wilson, see Helmut Gernsheim, Masterpieces of Victorian Photography; Helmut Gernsheim, History of Photography, p. 281; Lee D. Witkin and Barbara London, The Photograph Collector’s Guide (Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1979); Howard Ricketts, Harry Lunn, and P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Photography: The First Eighty Years (London: P. & D. Colnaghi, 1976); Treasures of Britain (aerial view); J. Geddie, Royal Palaces, Historic Castles and Stately Homes of Great Britain; MacMillan Biographical Encyclopedia of Photographic Artists and Innovators (1983); The Grolier Club, The Truthful Lens, pp. 57, 219–220; Hanlon, Commercial Aesthetics, p. 39; Image, vol. 7 (December 1958). The University of Aberdeen Photographic Archive’s George Washington Wilson and Co. Photographic Collection at http://www.abdn.ac.uk/historic/gww has general information about George Washington Wilson, as well as online images of many works that also are represented in the Davison Art Center Collection.
Credit Line: Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.12.117.199

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  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • England - TGN 7002445
  • London - TGN 7011781
  • travel photography

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