Victoria Embankment and the Thames front of Somerset House, Strand, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA7362
Architect/DesignerBazalgette, Sir Joseph William (1819-1891)
Chambers, Sir William (1723-1796)
Artist/PhotographerKing, Horatio Nelson (1830-1905)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1872
Image Date1872
Library ReferenceA211/35
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Victoria Embankment was designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette in 1870. The Strand building of Somerset House was designed by Sir William Chambers and built in 1776-1796.

Subject tags

government buildings, riverside buildings, rivers