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Gambols on the River Thames Feby. 1814

Gambols on the River Thames Feby. 1814

A caricature of the great frost when the Thames was frozen over. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tower of London, with ships at anchor in the Thames River

Tower of London, with ships at anchor in the Thames River

Information from accompanying cards: A fine example of the art of fore-edge painting, each volume bearing a double painting on the fore-edge. Vol. I: The Tower of London, with ships at anchor in the Thames Rive... More

Party of pleasure (A) : Dedicated to the Funny Club.

Party of pleasure (A) : Dedicated to the Funny Club.

A boat overladen by a cockney picnic party upsets in the Thames. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Thames river from "Greater London ... Illustrated"

Thames river from "Greater London ... Illustrated"

This image has been taken from scan 000133 from volume 03 of "Greater London ... Illustrated". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's ... More

Thames River from "[Cassell's Illustrated Universal History.]"

Thames River from "[Cassell's Illustrated Universal History.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000313 from volume 04 of "[Cassell's Illustrated Universal History.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the Britis... More

The lime-burner

The lime-burner

Seen through a heavily timbered square archway, a lime-burner stands leaning on a barrel, in front of ladders placed against a white wall. At the right are other ladders, more barrels and a large sieve. A passa... More

Thames Police

Thames Police

The riverside at Wapping at low tide, under a clouded sky. On the beach are rowboats and barges, about which men are at work. Back of these extends a row of picturesque buildings, some with high chimneys. The n... More

The pool

The pool

In front, a man wearing a cap is sitting in a rowboat near some Thames barges. At the right along a broad reach of the river, are numerous warehouses. Near the left lower corner, "Whistler, 1859." Courtesy of B... More

Fulham

Fulham

View of Fulham on the Thames. There are trees at left. The river is at center and there are buildings in distance. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Eagle Wharf. (Tyzac, Whiteley & Co.)

Eagle Wharf. (Tyzac, Whiteley & Co.)

On a Thames barge, which crosses the bottom of the plate, a boy wearing a cap sits facing front, his hands upon his knees. Beyond, at the left, the embankment is lined with warehouses, in front of which boats a... More

Thames Police

Thames Police

The riverside at Wapping at low tide, under a clouded sky. On the beach are rowboats and barges, about which men are at work. Back of these extends a row of picturesque buildings, some with high chimneys. The n... More

Egham Lock

Egham Lock

View of the Egham Lock on the river Thames. A landscape with trees can be seen in the distance, left and right. The river runs across the foreground. The opened lock gate is in the middle ground with the shadow... More

Egham Lock

Egham Lock

View of the Egham Lock on the river Thames. A landscape with trees can be seen in the distance, left and right. The river runs across the foreground. The opened lock gate is in the middle ground with the shadow... More

Black Lion Wharf

Black Lion Wharf

In front, in a barge on the Thames, a man wearing a cap on the back of his head sits facing to the right, resting his left arm on the side of the barge. On the river are two figures in a boat at the right. Near... More

The lime-burner

The lime-burner

Seen through a heavily timbered square archway, a lime-burner stands leaning on a barrel, in front of ladders placed against a white wall. At the right are other ladders, more barrels and a large sieve. A passa... More

Thames fishermen, no. I

Thames fishermen, no. I

A scene of the Thames as it meanders west of London, banked with woods and rolling hills. The composition is probably based on the watercolor "Thames at Evening." Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Fulham

Fulham

View of Fulham on the Thames. There are trees at left. The river is at center and there are buildings in distance. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Rotherhithe

Rotherhithe

Two men of middle age, wearing caps and smoking long pipes, are seated in the corner of a balcony overlooking the Thames. Two boats with single masts, one with furled sail and the other with sail partly furled,... More

Rotherhithe

Rotherhithe

Two men of middle age, wearing caps and smoking long pipes, are seated in the corner of a balcony overlooking the Thames. Two boats with single masts, one with furled sail and the other with sail partly furled,... More

The little pool

The little pool

A scene on the Thames below London Bridge. Many barges lie along the riverbank, in front of a bulkhead at the left, on which are two men, one standing, the other seated and sketching. Beyond stretches a long ro... More

Sketching, no. 1

Sketching, no. 1

A scene on the upper Thames. On the bank at the right a man wearing a low-crowned soft hat and a loose coat is seated on a camp stool, sketching. On the river are a man and a woman in a rowboat. On the other ba... More

Sketching, no. 1

Sketching, no. 1

A scene on the upper Thames. On the bank at the right a man wearing a low-crowned soft hat and a loose coat is seated on a camp stool, sketching. On the river are a man and a woman in a rowboat. On the other ba... More

Millbank

Millbank

The Thames at Millbank at low tide. On the exposed shore at the right, in front of a timbered embankment, is a long row of guard-piles, and near the water's edge lies an unwieldy barge with "Delight 1861" on th... More

Early morning, Battersea

Early morning, Battersea

At the left, in the foreground, a rowboat lies on the shore of the Thames, at ebb-tide. Beyond is Cadogan Pier with its barge-like landing-stage, which a steamboat is leaving. Out in the stream, there are sever... More

Grey and Silver: Old Battersea Reach

Grey and Silver: Old Battersea Reach

James McNeill Whistler painted marine subjects throughout his career. For several years beginning in 1855, the expatriate American artist divided his time between London and Paris; in the latter, he was exposed... More

Battersea Reach

Battersea Reach

A view of the Thames at Battersea with Battersea Railway Bridge in the distance. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Whistler's house, old Chelsea

Whistler's house, old Chelsea

View of a river bank in Chelsea. In the foreground at left, people with dogs. Two of the people are carrying long sticks. There are barges moored near the bank and Whistler's house is seen to the left. Courtesy... More

[Group of 5 Stereograph Views of the Thames River at Night, London, England]

[Group of 5 Stereograph Views of the Thames River at Night, London, En...

Benneville Lloyd Singley (American, Union Township, Pennsylvania 1864–1938 Meadville, Pennsylvania)

Railway encroachment

Railway encroachment

The river Thames at Kew. A wooden construction for a railway embankment at left. Trees and vegetation at right. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Railway encroachment

Railway encroachment

The river Thames at Kew. A wooden construction for a railway embankment at left. Trees and vegetation at right. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Railway encroachment

Railway encroachment

The river Thames at Kew. A wooden construction for a railway embankment at left. Trees and vegetation at right. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Erith marshes

Erith marshes

A scene on the north bank of the tidal waters of the lower Thames, approximately twelve miles east of London, opposite Purfleet. The title etched in the plate more correctly describes the scene. Courtesy of Bos... More

Sunset on the Thames

Sunset on the Thames

View of the Thames river with sunset in the background at center. There are sailboat in the middle ground at center. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Old Chelsea church

Old Chelsea church

View of Chelsea, seen at a distance from the Thames with barges and sailing boats on the water. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Harry Kelly's, Putney

Harry Kelly's, Putney

View of the riverside of the Thames at Putney. In the foreground, to the left, there are small boats with people. In the background, a church tower and several buildings. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The inn, Purfleet

The inn, Purfleet

A scene on the left bank of the tidal waters of the lower Thames, some twelve miles east of London -- at the western end of Essex, opposite Erith. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Breaking up of the Agamemnon, no. I

Breaking up of the Agamemnon, no. I

The Agamemnon, in the process of being dismantled, is moored to a buoy in the Thames opposite Greenwich. A small figure fishes from the stern of the ship. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The troubled Thames

The troubled Thames

Across a stretch of roughish water appears a row of Thames warehouses in front of which are river steamboats. Out in the stream are barges and a steamboat, slightly indicated. The plate is unsigned. Courtesy of... More

Maplin Sand light-house

Maplin Sand light-house

Illus. in: European Light-House Systems, 1875, plate v. On lower center of item: Filer(?). Title from item.

Steamboat fleet

Steamboat fleet

A cluster of Thames steamboats is seen across the river, in which they are strongly reflected. At the right is a landing-stage reached by a curved bridge. Long horizontal lines indicate a lowering sky. The plat... More

From pickle-herring stairs

From pickle-herring stairs

Seen at the right, on a broad reach of the Thames, there is a group of fishing smacks with furled sails, lying near a long low warehouse. At the left, in front, are two rowboats, beyond are two barges, and near... More

Thames River from "[The book of the Thames.]"

Thames River from "[The book of the Thames.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000471 from "[The book of the Thames.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Thames River from "[The book of the Thames.]"

Thames River from "[The book of the Thames.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000211 from "[The book of the Thames.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Free trade wharf

Free trade wharf

A view on the Thames, taken from Limehouse. On a timbered wharf at the right stands a large warehouse, the top left of which is open on the river side and at the far end. Beyond narrow buildings, another large ... More

Thames River from "[The book of the Thames.]"

Thames River from "[The book of the Thames.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000173 from "[The book of the Thames.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Thames River from "[The book of the Thames.]"

Thames River from "[The book of the Thames.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000118 from "[The book of the Thames.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Free trade wharf

Free trade wharf

A view on the Thames, taken from Limehouse. On a timbered wharf at the right stands a large warehouse, the top left of which is open on the river side and at the far end. Beyond narrow buildings, another large ... More

Early morning

Early morning

Depicts a view of Battersea from the Chelsea side of the Thames. Structures are pictured on the distant riverbank in the misty atmosphere of first light. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Thames fishermen, no. II

Thames fishermen, no. II

Two fisherman in a boat in the foreground, one seated, the other standing. Trees line the banks of the river at left and right. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The large pool

The large pool

A scene on the Thames below London Bridge. In front, near a wharf at the left, there are eight barges, in one of which is a group of seated figures. Out on the wide water clustered vessels lie at anchor. At the... More

Nocturne

Nocturne

The Thames at Battersea. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The "Adam and Eve," old Chelsea

The "Adam and Eve," old Chelsea

At the right, bordering the beach of the Thames at old Chelsea, is a row of picturesque buildings, beyond which rises the dark tower of a church, surmounted by a flagpole. On the beach, a rowboat and a number o... More

Fulham
Fulham

Fulham

Chelsea Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The "Adam and Eve," old Chelsea

The "Adam and Eve," old Chelsea

At the right, bordering the beach of the Thames at old Chelsea, is a row of picturesque buildings, beyond which rises the dark tower of a church, surmounted by a flagpole. On the beach, a rowboat and a number o... More

The little Putney, no. 1

The little Putney, no. 1

The little Putney Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Old Battersea Bridge

Old Battersea Bridge

In the distance are seen the suspension bridge and tower of Chelsea Church. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Old Putney Bridge

Old Putney Bridge

In the middle distance, extending across the scene, is the bridge that, until 1880, spanned the Thames at Putney. Supporting it are two iron columns at the right, and a light wooden pier at the left, and three ... More

Old Battersea Bridge

Old Battersea Bridge

In the middle distance, and extending across the scene, is the great wooden bridge that, until 1880, spanned the Thames at Battersea. Through the broad central span appears a barge under sail. Beyond, the river... More

Breaking up of the Agamemnon, no. II

Breaking up of the Agamemnon, no. II

The scene of the Agamemnon, with pinnace near her stern, being dismantled. In the distance a view of Greenwich and, in the foreground, dock and boats. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Breaking up of the Agamemnon, no. II

Breaking up of the Agamemnon, no. II

The scene of the Agamemnon, with pinnace near her stern, being dismantled. In the distance a view of Greenwich and, in the foreground, dock and boats. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Thames River from "Le Monde pittoresque et monumental. L'Angleterre, l'Écosse et l'Irlande ... Cartes en couleur et ... gravures"

Thames River from "Le Monde pittoresque et monumental. L'Angleterre, l...

This image has been taken from scan 000222 from "Le Monde pittoresque et monumental. L'Angleterre, l'Écosse et l'Irlande ... Cartes en couleur et ... gravures". The title and subject terms of this image have b... More

Tilbury

Tilbury

In front, on a broad reach of the Thames, there are people in two rowboats; beyond, near the center, are a brig and a sailboat; at the right are three steamboats, near a large white steamer. Farther away there ... More

Thames barges

Thames barges

After 'Dora' was added on the right-hand barge of the two immediately behind the large barge in the foreground, and after additional shading of this large barge and of the posts. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Thames barges

Thames barges

Before 'Dora' was added on the right-hand barge of the two immediately behind the large barge in the foreground, before additional shading of this large barge and of the posts. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Greenwich
The Thames
The Tower from the west

The Tower from the west

Image depicts the Tower of London. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Laleham

Laleham

Dry-pointing almost obliterates signature. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Limehouse
St. Paul's, from the river

St. Paul's, from the river

St. Paul's over Blackfriars Courtesy of Boston Public Library

London searchlights, Thames River and Parliament Bldg

London searchlights, Thames River and Parliament Bldg

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Date from negatives in same range. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Pho... More

Houses of Parliament and Thames River

Houses of Parliament and Thames River

H124752 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Horace K. Turner Co., Boston, Mass.