Datchet Bridge, Bucks.

Richmond Bridge. Steel engraving. This plate is unusual in Eighty Picturesque Views of the Thames and Medway, since it one of the few emphasizing a steam ship. In the foreground we see two other forms of moving a vessel through the water — a group of oarsmen rowing a shallop and a man standing in a small boat, propelling it with a single oar at the stern — sail boats appear at the right and on shore at the left.

Other views of Richmond

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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