Object Detail

Object Name
'Putney Bridge' - Sepia photograph of the old wooden bridge over the River Thames at Putney. It was replaced in 1886 by a five arched stone bridge that still stands today. Photographed by Henry Taunt c1870.

From a collection of views along the River Thames photographed by Henry Taunt. Henry Taunt was born 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