Westminster and Hungerford from Waterloo Bridge.
[Published by Henry Brooks, 319 Regent Street, Portland Place, and 87 New Bond Street, April 15th , 1841. / Printed by Hullmandel]
Tinted lithograph, printed area 220 x 410mm (8¾ x 16"). Very large margins. Full sheet as published.
A view looking up the Thames at low tide, from the north side of Waterloo Bridge towards Westminster Abbey and Bridge. Children fishing and swimming in the foreground, with a detailed view of the buildings along the north side of the river. Next to Hungerford Market a jetty protrudes into the river. Shortly after this print was made, Brunel's short-lived Hungerford Suspension Bridge was built across the Thames to service the market. From 'London from the Thames' (12 plates, 1842) by William Parrott (1813-69).
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