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Children feeding the swans at Tower Beach, River Thames, City of London

RIBApix ref no RIBA47688
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1940
Image Date1940
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 180 London (2) ('City of London' p. 245)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This beach on the foreshore of the Tower of London opened officially on the 23rd July 1934. The beach closed in 1971 owing to pollution and the water being deemed unfit to bathe in.

Subject tags

rivers, children, bridges, recreation, piers