Walcot R.E., Hon.R.I.B.A.
1874 – 1943 Ditchling, Sussex)
EH-L 88. 130
x 128 mm. Etching & drypoint, 1920.
Signed in pencil. UK
edition of 250 + 50 for the US. Printed with selective
wiping of the plate tone, on cream wove paper.
Information about the Print
aerial view of the Thames from Westminster to
the Tower, including the new London County Hall
(built as headquarters of the LCC and opened in
1922) in the right foreground, courtesy of whom
the plate was issued.
later worked for the LCC planning department
who praised him in an obituary notice in 1943.
One of his ideas had been to divert the Thames
to a straight channel so that the land in the
curving meanders could be built on as fashionable