Never Before Seen Photo of Tower Bridge being Built

A wealth of previously unseen photosĀ from the Francis Frith Collection have been uploaded to the website Ancestry.com, including this beautiful image of Tower Bridge being constructed in 1890. Francis Frith was an English photographer, born in 1822.

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New College, Oxford In World War One

I was on Facebook today and came across a post from my old university college. Unbeknown to me, it turns out that New College, Oxford actually looked after convalescent servicemen and septicemia cases during the Great War. These men were sent to the college from the military hospital that had been established in the Examinations School on the High Street (where my Historian friends and I sat our dreaded Finals exams).

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