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The Destruction by Fire of the Houses of Parliament on October 16 1834.

The Destruction by Fire of the Houses of Parliament on October 16 1834.
The Destruction by Fire of the Houses of Parliament on October 16 1834.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PY2208
Description: A print of the disastrous fire of 1834. The Parliament Office, Painted Chamber, Library of the House of Commons, the House of Commons, the Speaker's House and the roof of Westminster Hall all succumbed to the flames. Hundreds of spectators are watching the blaze from both banks of the Thames and from boats on the river.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1834
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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