The Building of Westminster Bridge

Samuel Scott British

Not on view

To the left in this view of London and the Thames River is the still unfinished Westminster Bridge. Behind it from left to right are Saint Johns, Smith Square, Westminster Hall, Westminster Abbey, and the tower of Saint Margaret's Church. Work on Westminster Bridge began in 1738 and was completed in 1750. It is shown here in approximately the state it would have reached by 1742.

The Building of Westminster Bridge, Samuel Scott (British, London ca. 1702–1772 Bath), Oil on canvas

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