Object Detail

Object Name
Colour slide of the south bank of the River Thames in London.

Taken by Anthony Haines, as part of a photographic commission for the book "The Thames". "The Thames from source to sea" by Paul Atterbury and Anthony Haines. Published in 1998 by Weidenfield & Nicholas. Republished in 2002 by Cassell.

View in the early evening light with the promenade illuminated with a line of trees behind, and the large concrete building of the National Theatre with an illuminated sign on top. To the left is the IBM building and a tower block. The river occupies the foreground.
Accession No
River Thames
Associated Period
20th century