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Jan 12 - The approach to the Museum with the Wills Memorial tower of Bristol University dominating the view.

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Feb 14 - Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.

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Jan 12 - A closer look at the Wills Memorial Tower. The Wills Memorial Building was commissioned in 1912 by George Alfred Wills and Henry Herbert Wills, the magnates of the Bristol tobacco company W. D. & H. O. Wills, in honour of their father, Henry Overton Wills III, benefactor and first Chancellor of the University who donated 100,000 to the University. The building was opened in 1925.

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Jan 12 - Inside the museum looking down from the upper floor. It was nice to see the museum and art galleries being visited by so many people, young and old.

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Jan 12 - Suspended above the entrance gallery is this 1963 built replica Bristol Box kite aircraft. The original plane  was manufactured by the Bristol Colonial Aeroplane company and entered service with the Royal Flying Corps in 1911.

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Jan 12 - The museum replica is one of three created for the film “Those magnificent men in their flying machines.”

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Feb 14 - Walking up Park Street towards the Wills tower.

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Feb 14 - An abstract view of the architecture above the Brass Pig pub in Berkeley Place.

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August 2014 - A short walk after a visit to the museum. Park Street roof tops.

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August 2014 - Waiting outside the Cath Kidston shop.

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August 2014 - The Wills Memorial tower.

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August 2014 - A first visit to the Cabot Tower which is on top of the hill in Brandon Gardens.

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August 2014 - The tower was open so here are a few shots from the top of the tower. This shot shows Brunel’s
SS Great Britain.

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August 2014 - Looking north towards the university.

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August 2014 - Looking west to Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge.

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These are the plaques on three sides of the base of the Cabot Tower giving some history of the tower.

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August 2014 - A final shot of the Cabot Tower.