Title: The Stonebow, Lincoln in 1897
Author: Unknown
Date: September 2015 scan of an original 1897 photo

Decorated to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in June 1897. (The photo is incredibly sharp for the time!)

The Stonebow was built as a town gateway, Guildhall and shops in late C15 and early C16 and has been restored in subsequent centuries.

The word Stonebow comes from the Old Norse word stennibogi meaning stone arch.

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