Cannon Street Railway Bridge, City of London: close-up of one of the cast iron Doric pillars

RIBApix ref no RIBA25210
Architect/DesignerBarry, Sir John Wolfe (1836-1918)
Hawkshaw, Sir John (1811-1891)
Artist/PhotographerLambert, Sam (1927-1981)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1866
Image Date1963
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP251/127
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This girder bridge, originally named Alexandra Bridge after Alexandra of Denmark who was then Princess of Wales, was built for the South Eastern Railway. It was designed by Sir John Hawkshaw and engineered by Sir John Wolfe-Barry. It crosses the River Thames between Southwark Bridge and London Bridge.

Subject tags

railway architecture, cast iron, columns