1922 Print London White Tower Traitors Gate Prison Aerial View Wakefield NGM2

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This is an original 1922 halftone print of an aerial view of the Tower of London. In the center is the White Tower, which served as the prison for Sir Walter Raleigh. Beneath St. Thomas's Tower, beside the Thames River (in the foreground) stands the famous Traitors' Gate, through which prisoners of high rank were led to their confinement. Behind Traitors' Gate lies the Wakefield Tower, which is where the Crown Jewels were traditionally held.

CONDITION

This 89+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 4.75 inches; 14 x 12 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: England Architecture, Historic Landmarks

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