V0014674 The first stone and inlaid coins of Holloway prison. Lithogr
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The first stone and inlaid coins of Holloway prison. Lithograph by C.M. Firth.
after: James Bunstone Bunning and W. TregoPublished: –
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The first stone of this building erected by and at the expense of the city of London, intended for the reception of convicted prisoners was laid on the 26th day of September, 1849, and in the 13th year of the reign of her majesty, Queen Victoria by the rt. hon.ble Sir James Duke M.P. Lord Mayor… May God preserve the city of London and make this place “a terror to all evil doers””