The Tower of London and Tower Bridge

The Tower of London and Tower Bridge England


Stock #: 311094
Type: Large Format Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: London
Country: England
Size: 6.5" x 9" (16.5 x 23 cm)

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The Tower of London, founded by William the Conqueror, has in its long history been a fortress, a royal residence and a state prison. It is here that the Crown Jewels are guarded. Tower Bridge - the gateway to London - was built in 1886-94 at a cost of over 1,000,000 pounds, at that time a very considerable sum of money. Each of its two bascules weighs 1,000 tons, and can be raised in just over a minute to allow vessels to pass to and from the sea