Great Fire of 1666 recreated for 350th anniversary of London

by Zhang Hao

Apr 25, 2018

Great Fire of 1666 recreated for 350th anniversary of London

On the Thames was recreated the Great Fire of 1666 in honor of the 350 anniversary of London.1

Last days London noted the anniversary of the Great Fire, at which 350 years ago, medieval London burned down. One of the many holiday representations which will conclude the celebration of the day of the city, has become a big fire installation on the River Thames.

On the Thames was recreated the Great Fire of 1666 in honor of the 350 anniversary of London. 2

Creator of installation David Best is popular american author of many of art projects which shook the world. The 120-metres composition "LONDON - 1666" was builted at the shore and on the day of celebration was brought to the Thames close to Blackfriars Bridge. Dozens of thousands of citizens gathered to view as "London 1666" is burning. The crowd filled both Thames coasts and Blackfriars Bridge itself.

On the Thames was recreated the Great Fire of 1666 in honor of the 350 anniversary of London 3

Start of representation was occurred after dark. First source of fire happened in the middle of construct. Gradually the fire has covered the entire structure, recreating the spectacle of the Great Fire of 1666

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