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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4202
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1948-1981
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.22 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

These 1473 photographs of London views, buildings, and sights appear to have been taken in sets relating to specific subjects during the period 1948-1981, as part of a deliberate project. Most of the photographs give descriptions on the reverse.


Scope and content/abstract:

Photographs of London arranged in the following sets:

Railway Stations;
Greenwich and Blackheath;
Kenwood House;
London Lamp Posts;
Legal London;
River Coast and Ships;
London Churches;
Statues of the Famous;
City of London and Southwark;
Panoramas from Monument;
Aerial Views;
River Thames and Greenwich;
London Views.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The arrangement of the original sets has been retained in cataloguing.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated to the Archive in October 1998.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
August to October 2010.

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