Roussel, Theodore (1847-1926), 'Railway Bridge, Chelsea', Etching, 1888-1889

'Railway Bridge, Chelsea', Etching, 1888-1889


Printed on laid paper. Signed in pencil on a tab lower left margin. From the edition of approximately 25 impressions. Trimmed to the platemark by the artist.

The West London Extension Railway Bridge, or Battersea Railway Bridge, was built between 1861 and 1865 to a design by William Baker. It's five wrought iron arches span the Thames between Battersea and Fulham, upstream from Chelsea Embankment and the Battersea Bridge.

Image Size/Plate Size 6.9 x 10.9 cm
Reference Hausberg 17
Provenance Phillip Lyon Roussel
Collections British Museum, Glasgow and Victoria and Albert Museum

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