Old Battersea Bridge, London

Unidentified photographer
c.1860
Photograph
Reproduced by permission of English Heritage

Old Battersea Bridge was built in the late eighteenth century. Made of timber, it was destroyed in the mid-1880's and an iron bridge was constructed in its place. Depicted by numerous artists, including Whistler and J.M.W. Turner, the bridge served as an iconic landmark of the Chelsea neighborhood.

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