Windsor Railway Bridge and the Thames from Windsor Bridge

Windsor Railway Bridge and the Thames from Windsor Bridge

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George Frederick Prosser (1805-1882)
Windsor Railway Bridge and the Thames from Windsor Bridge

Signed lower left: The Bridge/Windsor/1868/Prosser and signed and inscribed on old mount: Looking from Windsor Bridge/GFP 1868/£3.3.0
Watercolour over pencil
22 by 37.3 cm., 8 ½ by 14 ½ in.

This is a view looking west down the river Thames towards Windsor railway bridge which was built by Brunel in the 1840s to carry the railway linking Windsor and Slough. Searle's, the well known London boat makers, owned a building at Windsor between 1850 and 1870. Beyond are Eton College boat houses.