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River Collection (#2)

Background imageRiver Collection: Marlow regatta CC73_00666

Marlow regatta CC73_00666
MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. A view of the river filled with small row boats and houseboats during the regatta held annually between at least 1855 and 2001 on the River Thames

Background imageRiver Collection: Waiting for the Rails Head Ferry, Isleworth CC72_02178

Waiting for the Rails Head Ferry, Isleworth CC72_02178
NAZARETH HOUSE, Isleworth, Hounslow, London. The buildings of the convent of the Sisters of Nazareth, rebuilt on the site of Isleworth House by Edward Blore in 1832

Background imageRiver Collection: Putney New Bridge CC63_00030

Putney New Bridge CC63_00030
PUTNEY NEW BRIDGE, Putney, Greater London. The new five span bridge of 1882-6 designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette to replace the 26 span wooden bridge of 1727-9, busy with people and carriages

Background imageRiver Collection: Dinham Bridge, Ludlow a98_04933

Dinham Bridge, Ludlow a98_04933
DINHAM BRIDGE, Ludlow, Shropshire. General view from an elevated position showing the River Teme in the foreground. Dinham Bridge at Ludlow was built in 1823

Background imageRiver Collection: River Tyne 1935 EPW048817

River Tyne 1935 EPW048817
Aerial view of the Tyne River looking towards Tynemouth and Jarrow, August 1935. Lots of shipping in the river and in dock. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageRiver Collection: Abel Beesley, University Waterman in 1901 CC71_00075

Abel Beesley, University Waterman in 1901 CC71_00075
FISHER ROW, Oxford, Oxfordshire. The waterman Abel Beesley on his punt full of bundles of rushes with old Pacey Bridge in the background. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1901

Background imageRiver Collection: Berwick Castle J010066

Berwick Castle J010066
BERWICK CASTLE, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland. Reconstruction drawing of the West (white) wall and tower and Henry VIII fortifications by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageRiver Collection: River Thames, London EPW037972

River Thames, London EPW037972
RIVER THAMES, London. An aerial view of central London showing London Bridge, Tower Bridge and the surrounding city landscape. Pre-war, probably mid-1930s. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageRiver Collection: Palace of Westminster 24414_010

Palace of Westminster 24414_010
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. Aerial view of the Houses of Parliament, River Thames and London Eye wheel

Background imageRiver Collection: Old Battersea Bridge, London BB82_13057

Old Battersea Bridge, London BB82_13057
OLD BATTERSEA BRIDGE, London. The timber bridge of 1771-2, photographed here from the tower of Chelsea Old Church, was built by John Philips under the direction of Henry Holland

Background imageRiver Collection: Severn Bridge

Severn Bridge
Grade I listed First Severn Crossing carrying the M4. It was by far the longest span in England when it was built. Gloucestershire. IoE 479259

Background imageRiver Collection: Hampton Court Bridge, Molesey LSC03_01_086

Hampton Court Bridge, Molesey LSC03_01_086
Hampton Court Bridge seen from the south bank of the River Thames, with the Castle Hotel to the left, and rowing boats in the foreground. Date range: 1875-1895. Molesey, Esher, Surrey

Background imageRiver Collection: Berwick-upon-Tweed RAF_540_611_RP_3344

Berwick-upon-Tweed RAF_540_611_RP_3344
Berwich-upon-Tweed. A facinating birds-eye view showing Tweedmouth, the walled town, bridges and castle. Berwick Holiday Park now occupies the site of the military camp

Background imageRiver Collection: New Severn Bridge 29705_035

New Severn Bridge 29705_035
New Severn Bridge, South Gloucestershire. Photographed in June 2015

Background imageRiver Collection: Bedford EPW026472

Bedford EPW026472
St Pauls Church and the town centre, Bedford. The Great Ouse and Town Bridge are prominent. Photographed in May 1929 by Aerofilms Ltd

Background imageRiver Collection: St Botolphs Bridge DP151252

St Botolphs Bridge DP151252
St Botolphs Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire. The new footbridge over the river Haven from the south, illuminated at dusk, with St Botolphs church beyond

Background imageRiver Collection: Maidenhead Railway Bridge CC97_02735

Maidenhead Railway Bridge CC97_02735
MAIDENHEAD, Berkshire. A view of the graceful arches of Brunels famous bridge as they cross the River Thames, seen here from the Berkshire riverbank

Background imageRiver Collection: Little Stoke Ferry CC72_01022

Little Stoke Ferry CC72_01022
CHOLSEY, Oxfordshire. The low flat ferry boat awaits the corn wagons that used to cross the River Thames at this point. There is also a passenger ferry moored alongside to transport people between

Background imageRiver Collection: Putney Old Bridge CC41_00090

Putney Old Bridge CC41_00090
PUTNEY OLD BRIDGE, Putney, Greater London. Exterior view of the old timber bridge looking across river from Putney. This bridge, rebuilt in stone in 1884-6 was once a notorious place for duels

Background imageRiver Collection: Tyne bridges, Newcastle a55_04312

Tyne bridges, Newcastle a55_04312
THE TYNE BRIDGES, Newcastle upon Tyne. A view from Newcastle quayside of the Tyne Bridge opened in 1928 by King George V. In the distance the Swing Bridge designed by William Armstrong

Background imageRiver Collection: Palace of Westminster a98_05898

Palace of Westminster a98_05898
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. A view of the Houses of Parliament, including the Big Ben clock tower, from the River Thames at night. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945-1980

Background imageRiver Collection: Iron Bridge N070066

Iron Bridge N070066
IRON BRIDGE, Telford, Shropshire. View of the bridge down river with reflections shown in the water

Background imageRiver Collection: Wye Bridge, Hereford a98_05099

Wye Bridge, Hereford a98_05099
WYE BRIDGE, Hereford. Rowing boats for hire on the River Wye just downstream from the Wye Bridge, which was first built in 1490 but has since been much restored and widened

Background imageRiver Collection: Battersea Power Station a002022

Battersea Power Station a002022
BATTERSEA POWER STATION, London. A view looking south east from Chelsea Bridge towards the power station (the buildings fourth chimney was added later) with Grosvenor Bridge before it

Background imageRiver Collection: Cremorne Wharf FF003276

Cremorne Wharf FF003276
CREMORNE WHARF, Chelsea, London. View south-west along the River Thames at dusk towards Cremorne Wharf and the Chelsea Flour Mills with the Lots Road Power Station behind

Background imageRiver Collection: Car ferry, Norfolk a98_09928

Car ferry, Norfolk a98_09928
Reedham ferry, Reedham, Norfolk. This small chain ferry is still the only vehicle crossing on the River Yare between Great Yarmouth and Norwich

Background imageRiver Collection: Wherry, Norfolk a98_09263

Wherry, Norfolk a98_09263
River Yare, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. In much of East Anglia, waterways offered a ready means of transport for bulk goods, and the traditional working boat was called a wherry

Background imageRiver Collection: Wilson - The Thames near Marble Hill J920262

Wilson - The Thames near Marble Hill J920262
MARBLE HILL HOUSE, Twickenham, Richmond, Middlesex. " The Thames near Marble Hill" c.1762 by Richard WILSON (1714-1782). MH34

Background imageRiver Collection: Ironbridge Gorge EAW024219

Ironbridge Gorge EAW024219
THE IRONBRIDGE GORGE, Shropshire. In addition to the famous bridge, Ironbridge was home to a number of the key elements that drove the Industrial Revolution

Background imageRiver Collection: The London Eye N061026

The London Eye N061026
Late evening view from Waterloo Bridge along the River Thames towards the London Eye and the Palace of Westminster including Big Ben clock tower

Background imageRiver Collection: City of London N061025

City of London N061025
View from Waterloo Bridge along the River Thames towards the City of London at night. An illuminated St. Pauls Cathedral under a full moon

Background imageRiver Collection: Millennium Bridge, Gateshead / Newcastle upon Tyne N080490

Millennium Bridge, Gateshead / Newcastle upon Tyne N080490
MILLENNIUM BRIDGE, Newcastle upon Tyne / Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. General view of bridge at night

Background imageRiver Collection: Hampton Court Bridge in 1875 CC73_00446

Hampton Court Bridge in 1875 CC73_00446
HAMPTON COURT BRIDGE, Richmond Upon Thames, London. Looking toward the third bridge over the Thames at the site, designed by E.T. Murray, built between 1864 and 1866

Background imageRiver Collection: Westminster Palace a98_05990

Westminster Palace a98_05990
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, Greater London. A print showing the destruction by fire of the Houses of Parliament on the night of 16 October 1834, seen from the River Thames

Background imageRiver Collection: Nene Park, Irthlingborough EAW688697

Nene Park, Irthlingborough EAW688697
NENE PARK, Irthlingborough. Aerial view of the home of Rushden & Diamonds Football Club since the merger of Rushden Town and Irthlingborough Diamonds in 1991. Photographed in 2001

Background imageRiver Collection: London Bridge a073331

London Bridge a073331
LONDON BRIDGE, City Of London. A view of London Bridge from above looking across to the Southwark bank of the River Thames. Photograph by John Gay. Date range: 1960 - 1965

Background imageRiver Collection: The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich N060942

The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich N060942
OLD ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Greenwich, London. An aerial view from above Greenwich Park looking towards the Queens House, the National Maritime Museum and the college

Background imageRiver Collection: Canary Wharf 24453_022

Canary Wharf 24453_022
CANARY WHARF, Docklands, London. The towers of West India Dock with the River Thames beyond

Background imageRiver Collection: Iron Bridge N070948

Iron Bridge N070948
IRON BRIDGE, Telford, Shropshire. Aerial view of the bridge and gorge

Background imageRiver Collection: Tower Bridge J060037

Tower Bridge J060037
TOWER BRIDGE, London. River Thames in the foreground with the " Gherkin" Swiss Re Tower framed by bridge

Background imageRiver Collection: Tower Bridge J060034

Tower Bridge J060034
TOWER BRIDGE, London. Tower Bridge and the London skyline at nightfall, with the river Thames in the foreground

Background imageRiver Collection: Tower Bridge J060047

Tower Bridge J060047
TOWER BRIDGE, London. The road bridge elevating to allow a sailing barge to pass beneath

Background imageRiver Collection: Cuyp - View of Dordrecht J910518

Cuyp - View of Dordrecht J910518
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " View of Dordrecht" c1652-3 by Aelbert Cuyp (1620-91)

Background imageRiver Collection: Richmond Castle J871500

Richmond Castle J871500
RICHMOND CASTLE, North Yorkshire. View from the River Swale towards the castle and bridge

Background imageRiver Collection: Palace of Westminster 21759_08

Palace of Westminster 21759_08
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. Aerial view. Although a Royal Palace has stood on this site since about 1040 AD, most of the present Palace of Westminster

Background imageRiver Collection: Boxgrove J940321

Boxgrove J940321
BOXGROVE QUARRY, West Sussex. A panorama reconstruction drawing of Boxgrove by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageRiver Collection: Palace of Westminster J060218

Palace of Westminster J060218
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, City of Westminster, London. The Houses of Parliament including the Big Ben clock tower. A view from the south bank of the river Thames at night with reflection in the water

Background imageRiver Collection: Warkworth Castle K021163

Warkworth Castle K021163
WARKWORTH CASTLE, Northumberland. View from the footpath along the River Coquet



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