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Old Waterloo Bridge from the South Bank, by WL Wyllie.
|Old Waterloo Bridge from the South Bank, by WL Wyllie.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Description: This is John Rennie's original Waterloo Bridge from 1817. Like many bridges west of London Bridge, it charged tolls until 1878. After subsidence in the 1920s, the bridge was finally demolished in 1936, and replaced by the present functional structure in 1937-42.|
|Creator: William Lionel Wyllie|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum|