Opening of the Blackwall Tunnel
Opening of the Blackwall Tunnel, bronze medal, 1897, by F. Bowcher, crowned bust of Victoria profile left, rev. a view of the tunnel with pedestrians and carriages passing through. BLACKWALL TUNNEL/ CONSTRUCTED BY THE LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL AND OPENED BY H. R. H. THE PRINCE OF WALES K. G. ON BEHALF OF THE QUEEN MAY XX11 MDCCCXCVII, edge engraved, Nathan Robinson From His Friend William Bull, 76 mm, (BHM. 3615), contained in original red leather case. Good extremely fine. £Sold
Sir William James Bull, 1st Baronet, PC (1863 - 1931) solicitor and Conservative politician, M.P.for Hammersmith. He was chairman of the London County Councils Bridge Committee in 1897. Nathan Robinson was a member of the LCC representing St. Pancras East. He died in 1902.
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