Old Windsor Locks

Old Windsor Locks. Steel engraving. From Eighty Picturesque Views of the Thames and Medway. Note the boat being poled toward the lock gates. For another way of using human strength to move a boat other than with oars, see the rope-ferry shown in Life on the Upper Thames (1875).

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Related Material: other Locks depicted in this volume

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Fearnside, W. G. Eighty Picturesque Views of the Thames and Medway, Engraved on Steel by the First Artists. London: Black and Armstrong, [n.d. after 1837]. Internet Archive version of a copy in the University of California at Berkley Library. Web. 30 March 2012.

Last modified 1 May 2012