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0511d-0503-0164.jpg
May, 2011 Paul L. Gleiser

0511d-0503-0164.jpg

London, England

The Victoria Tower was purpose-built as a "fireproof repository for books and documents", as required by the competition to rebuild the Palace of Westminster after the fire of October 16, 1834, which had destroyed the building and almost all of the records of the House of Commons.


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