Object Detail

Object Name
'Sandford Mill and Lock from below' - Sepia photograph of the mill and lock at Sandford. The bridge in the left foreground crosses the original line of the weir stream. The flow from this stream caused steering difficulties for craft entering/leaving the loack and it was later re-routed. Photographed by Henry Taunt, c1870.

From a collection of views along the River Thames photographed by Henry Taunt. Henry Taunt was born in in Oxford in 1842 and rose from poverty to establish himself as an extremely successful and skilled photographer. His work has created a unique photographic record of Victorian life.
Accession No
River Thames
Associated Person
Associated Date
Circa 1870
Associated Period
19th century
Circa 1870