REVIEW: Bridge | the Exhibitionologist

Part of Henry Aston Barker’s magnificent panorama of London from 1792, London from the roof of Albion Mills. Blackfriars Bridge, one of the great architectural achievements of Georgian London, was London’s newest bridge at the time and dominates the picture (© Museum of London)

It’s a well-known fact that without the River Thames, there would never have been a London. The Romans, who first founded Londinium in the first century AD, used the river to connect their new prov…

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  1. Left this comment on the original.
    ‘Great stuff! I saw this on First Night History, and didn’t realise it was from 2014, until I saw the exhibition dates. As a former south Londoner (Rotherhithe, Clapham, Wimbledon) for most of my life, I can indeed confirm that the river is the boundary, not how far north or south you happen to live. I reside in Norfolk now, but often think of the bridges in London.’
    Best wishes, Pete.

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