Westminster Bridge, c. 1910. The third bridge, built over the Thames after London and Putney Bridges, in 1739-1750. The current bridge by Thomas Page of 1862 is painted green to match the leather seats in the House of Commons.  The Bridges of Old London | Spitalfields Life

Westminster Bridge, c. The third bridge, built over the Thames after London and Putney Bridges, in The current bridge by Thomas Page of 1862 is painted green to match the leather seats in the House of Commons. The Bridges of Old London

Old wooden bridge at Putney, 1880. The second bridge to be built after London Bridge, constructed in 1726 and replaced by the current stone structure in 1886.

Old wooden bridge at Putney, The second bridge to be built after London Bridge, constructed in 1726 and replaced by the current stone structure in

An Exact Representation of the Ice at London Bridge on the 5th Feb 1814

An Exact Representation of the Ice at London Bridge on the Feb 1814

Crucial: A custom house on the Thames in around 1875, when the river was still vital to London's trade and was so polluted it earned the name 'the Great Stink'

A tale of two cities: Some of the oldest surviving photographs of Victorian London show how today's capital took shape

Photographs Dickens’s Victorian London. Custom House, London’s best existing illustrations of architecture, viewed from the river circa 1875

Albert Bridge Moonlight by John Duffin 1965~ Acrylic On Canvas ~ Albert Bridge connects Chelsea on the north bank of the Thames, and Battersea on the south.

Albert Bridge Moonlight by John Duffin Acrylic On Canvas ~ Albert Bridge connects Chelsea on the north bank of the Thames, and Battersea on the south.

Old Vauxhall Bridge viewed from the Lambeth side.  The bridge was built in 1816 to link north Lambeth with the west end of London.

Old Vauxhall Bridge viewed from the Lambeth side. The bridge was built in 1816 to link north Lambeth with the west end of London.

Battersea Bridge in the first half of the 19th century. The bridge was opened in 1771, and by the time it was demolished in 1885 it was the last surviving wooden bridge over the Thames in the London area.

Battersea Bridge in the first half of the century. The bridge was opened in and by the time it was demolished in 1885 it was the last surviving wooden bridge over the Thames in the London area.

The Frost Fair of the Winter of 1683-4 on the Thames, with Old London Bridge in the Distance C.1685

The Frost Fair of the Winter of 1683-4 on the Thames, with Old London Bridge in the Distance C.1685

The Frost Fair of the Winter of on the Thames, with Old London Bridge in the Distance

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