Coal barges at Kingston upon Thames, Greater London

Coal barges at Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
Photograph taken 1870 © Reproduced by permission of Oxfordshire County Council ref: HT00678

A Thames barge, with its distinctive mast, unloads coal at the river bank. Kingston Bridge, a five arch crossing built in 1825-8 by Edward Lapinge, can be seen in the distance.

Location

Greater London Kingston upon Thames

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Themes

Tags

river barge sail cargo cart bridge victorian (1837 - 1901)