The Monument, junction of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill, City of London
|Architect/Designer||Hooke, Robert (1635-1703)|
|Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Monuments ; Columns|
NOTES: The Monument, a colossal Doric column, was built to commemorate the Great Fire of London which began in a baker's house in Pudding Lane on Sunday 2nd September 1666. The great conflagration was finally extinguished on Wednesday 5th September, after destroying the greater part of the City.
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