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The opening of Tower Bridge in 1894, by W.L. Wyllie.

The opening of Tower Bridge in 1894, by W.L. Wyllie.
The opening of Tower Bridge in 1894, by W.L. Wyllie.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PW2089
Description: William Wyllie and his wife were present at the lavish opening ceremony for Tower Bridge on 30 June 1894. Here he recorded the procession of ships passing through, including the Trinity House yacht 'Irene', the gunboat HMS 'Landrail', the 'Bismarck' and the 'Clacton Bell'.
Creator: William Lionel Wyllie
Date: 1894
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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