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In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames

A sculpture titled 'London 1666' and designed by David Best will be ceremonially lit and burnt in the middle of the Thames on September 4 as part of celebrations to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London

In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames
The final touches are made to a 120 metre-long wooden sculpture of London's skyline from the seventeenth century as it is moored up on the river Thames in London on August 30, 2016. The sculpture titled London 1666 and designed by David Best will be ceremonially lit and burnt in the middle of the Thames on September 4 as part of celebrations to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames
Workers put finishing touches in place to a 120 metre long wooden sculpture of 17th century London's skyline on the River Thames ahead of it being burnt this Sunday on August 30, 2016 in London, England. The sculpture , named 'London 1666', has been designed by David Best and is part of the London's Burning Festival commemorating the Great Fire of London in 1666. (Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames
Workers put finishing touches in place to a 120 metre long wooden sculpture of 17th century London's skyline on the River Thames ahead of it being burnt this Sunday on August 30, 2016 in London, England. The sculpture , named 'London 1666', has been designed by David Best and is part of the London's Burning Festival commemorating the Great Fire of London in 1666. (Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames
The final touches are made to a 120 metre-long wooden sculpture of London's skyline from the seventeenth century as it is moored up on the river Thames in London on August 30, 2016. The sculpture titled London 1666 and designed by David Best will be ceremonially lit and burnt in the middle of the Thames on September 4 as part of celebrations to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames
The final touches are made to a 120 metre-long wooden sculpture of London's skyline from the seventeenth century as it is moored up on the river Thames in London on August 30, 2016. The sculpture titled London 1666 and designed by David Best will be ceremonially lit and burnt in the middle of the Thames on September 4 as part of celebrations to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames
Workers put finishing touches in place to a 120 metre long wooden sculpture of 17th century London's skyline on the River Thames ahead of it being burnt this Sunday on August 30, 2016 in London, England. The sculpture , named 'London 1666', has been designed by David Best and is part of the London's Burning Festival commemorating the Great Fire of London in 1666. (Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames
The final touches are made to a 120 metre-long wooden sculpture of London's skyline from the seventeenth century as it is moored up on the river Thames in London on August 30, 2016. The sculpture titled London 1666 and designed by David Best will be ceremonially lit and burnt in the middle of the Thames on September 4 as part of celebrations to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Sculpture of 17th century London skyline is put into place on the River Thames
The final touches are made to a 120 metre-long wooden sculpture of London's skyline from the seventeenth century as it is moored up on the river Thames in London on August 30, 2016. The sculpture titled London 1666 and designed by David Best will be ceremonially lit and burnt in the middle of the Thames on September 4 as part of celebrations to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images)