170 Strand with reflections of Bush House

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Morning light, early autumn.  Before becoming part of King’s College London, this building was known as Aldwych Chambers; this floor was occupied at one time by the stamp merchant Bridger & Kay—the fixing-points for the letters of their name can be seen along the architrave at the top of the photo.  It’s a good balcony for watching processions and demos from.

Michael Trapp

About Michael Trapp

Michael’s research interests stretch from Greek literature under the Roman Empire to the history of the KCL Strand Campus, with special reference to statues, fountains, the remains of the old Somerset House, and all things to do with Strand Lane.

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