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Caption

Big Ben, Westminster, London. – The Clock Tower is 316 feet high and 40 feet square. The Clock has four dials each 22 1/2 feet in diameter, the minute hands 14 feet long, the hour hand stands 9 feet. The hours are struck on the famous bell "Big Ben" which weighs 15 1/2 tons and whose resonant note is broadcast throughout the World.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Valentine & Sons Limited in Dundee and London, England and printed in Great Britain.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United Kingdom—England—Greater London—London—City of Westminster—Westminster

Publisher

Valentine & Sons Limited

Publisher Series

G.5795

Date Issued

1825-1963

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

British Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Westminster-60

Date Digitized

2013-10-23

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collection. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

O:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\UnitedKingdom\LondonEngland\BoroughofWestminster-60A

Image File Size

263 KB

Copyright

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Keywords

Westminster (London, England), Westminster Palace (London, England), Historic sites, Capitols, Big Ben (Tower clock), Clock towers

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