Images from history: Rarely seen photographs bring 1800s London back to life
They capture long-dead engineers working hard to bring the world's first Underground network to life; they even the construction of Nelson's Column back in 1844.
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MBW02/005 A uniformed policeman stood beside one of the bronze lions at the base of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square. Please click on the image for more information or to search or collections further.
15 Facts About Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square
In case you'd like to learn a little more about the monument, here are 15 Facts About Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square you may not be aware of.