Big Ben photos copyrighted by: Alan Ingram
The hour bell of Big Ben is 8 feet in diameter, weighs 13.5 tons, and was cast in 1858 by George Mears of the Whitechapel Bell foundry.
The clock was the largest in the world and still the largest in Great-Britain.
Find more Big Ben images in the England gallery of Photorena.
All pics are under copyright of the photographer