Account of the scaffolding used in erecting the "Nelson column", Trafalgar-square. by Thomas Grissell

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Account of the scaffolding used in erecting the "nelson column", trafalgar square. Authors: T GRISSELL Source: Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 3, Issue1 Jan (–). ACCOUNT OF THE SCAFFOLDING USED IN ERECTING THE "NELSON COLUMN", TRAFALGAR SQUARE.

Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers. E-ISSN Volume 3 Issue, pp. SESSION Prev Next > ACCOUNT OF THE SCAFFOLDING USED IN ERECTING THE "NELSON COLUMN", Author: T Grissell. Nelson's Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in The monument was constructed between and to a design by William Railton at a cost of £47, (equivalent to £4, in ).

It is a column of the Corinthian order built from Location: London, WC2, United Kingdom. [Nelson's Column under Construction in Trafalgar Square, London] William Henry Fox Talbot (English, Trafalgar Square and The Monument to Horatio Nelson (Alternate Title) A Book of Photographs from the Collection of Sam Wagstaff.

Trafalgar Square is a popular meeting place Trafalgar-square. book walk or relax. The pedestrianised North Terrace has a cafe and public facilities. Nelson's Column. Nelson’s column was built in to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson's death at the Battle of Trafalgar in The building of Nelson’s Column in London’s Trafalgar Square, began on 30 September and completed in The 56 m ( feet) high column is made from granite and features acanthus leaves, cast from British cannons at the top.

At the very top stands a m (18 feet) statue of Nelson. Dietmar Rabich / Wikimedia Commons / “London, Trafalgar Square, Nelson's Column -- -- ” / CC BY-SA Please read the text of the license carefully before using the photograph.

If you do not agree with the conditions of the license or if you do not understand these conditions, please refrain from using the : William Railton. One of London's most famous landmarks is Nelson's Column, the crowning piece of Trafalgar Square. The monument was built as a tribute to admiral Nelson, who died in while leading the British fleet to victory during the Battle of Trafalgar.

A picture of Nelson's Column under construction nearly years ago is among a series of old photographs going on display at the British Library. There's only one Nelson's Column, right. Wrong. In fact, after the naval hero died inthere was a national outpouring of grief, with monuments erected up and down the country.

Horatio Lord Nelson. Baily, RA, Sculptor. Railton, Designer of Monument. Cragleith stone, in three massive blocks, presented by the Duke of Buccleuch. 17 feet high (statue) Nelson's Account of the scaffolding used in erecting the Nelson column, Trafalgar Square, London.

Profile view by George P. Landow; Constructing the monument (). All the latest breaking news, headlines, analysis and articles on Nelson's Column from the Evening Standard.

The closed fingers of the massive hand fill the long rectangular plinth, while the stupendous vertical thumb offers a 21st century answer to Nelson’s Column itself. What a. Nelson's Column Under Construction, Trafalgar Square, London Artist name William Henry Fox Talbot Date created Classification photograph Medium salted paper print Dimensions 6 11/16 x 8 5/16 in.

(17 x cm) Date Acquired Credit. Nelson's Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in The monument was constructed between and to a design by William Railton at a cost of £47, it is a column of the Corinthian order built from Dartmoor granite.

Trafalgar Square is also home to Nelson’s Column – the column and the name of the square commemorating the Battle of Trafalgar. On the northern edge is the National Gallery, the church of St. Martin in the Fields is on the north eastern edge and as reminders of the days of Empire the square is fringed by South Africa House, Uganda House and.

The First Division Monument sits on a plaza in President's Park, west of the White House and south of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB) at the corner of 17th Street and State Place, NW. the July Column and the Column Vendome in Paris, the Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square in London, the Trajan Column in Rome, and the.

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Full text of "Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: With Abstracts " See other formats. PREFACE. This book deals less with the London of the ghost-stories, the scratching impostor in Cock Lane, or the apparition of Parson Ford at the Hummums, than with the London consecrated by manifold traditions—a city every street and alley of which teems with interesting associations, every paving-stone of which marks, as it were, the abiding-place of some ancient legend or.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The following is an advertisement which appeared in the Times of 27th April:—“ Nelson Monument.—The Committee for erecting a Monument to the Memory of Lord Nelson hereby give notice that they are desirous of receiving from architects, artists, or other persons, Designs for such a Monument, to be erected in Trafalgar Square.

After approximately 25 minutes, I arrived at Trafalgar Square. While looking at the church, fountain, lions and National Gallery, I was in awe at how historically significant this location is to the British and especially to the British Empire. The name Trafalgar commemorates the sea-battle fought by Nelson at Cabo de Trafalgar in The emergence of the electric tram-car “Bloody Sunday” demonstrations in Trafalgar Square The appearance of Jack the Ripper in Whitechapel The establishment of the London County Council The beginning of the Blackwall Tunnel under the Thames The emergence of the motor-omnibus Population of London reaches 6.

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In answer to the commission's suggestion that the tall shaft was inappropriate in an urban setting and should be placed in a park or on a hill, Gilbert cited several examples of successful monumental shafts in urban areas; the July Column and the Column Vendome in Paris, The nelson Column in Trafalgar Square in London, the Trajan Column in Rome.

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Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square, London, now erecting under my direction, together with a model of the scaffolding, would be acceptable to your National Institute, I readily availed myself of the kind (ifer of my friend, Mr. MURRAY, to present one, and I shall be highly flattered should it be considered worthy of a place in the collection of.

A model, scale £ inch to the foot, of the scaffolding used in building the Monument, is preserved. It formerly belonged to Sir William Chambers, and was presented by Heathcote Russell, C.E., to the late Sir Isambard Brunei, who left it to his son, Mr.

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