Wapping Pier, London E1

Wapping Pier, London, E1. John Rennie and Daniel Asher Alexander are the most prominent names associated with the building of the docks here from 1801 onwards. Rennie was engineer to London Docks 1800-05, while Alexander was "London Docks' first principal architect and engineer, whose designs were also of the very highest quality" (Craig et al. 41). Photograph and caption by Jacqueline Banerjee, 2009. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]

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Craig, Charles, et al. London's Changing Riverscape: Panoramas from London Bridge to Greenwich. London: Francis Lincoln, 2009.

Last modified 12 August 2009