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William Walcot R.E., Hon.R.I.B.A.  
(Odessa 1874 – 1943 Ditchling, Sussex)

The Thames

The Thames | William Walcot | Etching & Drypoint | Elizabeth harvey-Lee | E H-L 99

The Thames
EH-L 99. 115 x 333 mm. Drypoint and etching, 1922.
Signed in pencil. One of the five plates comprising The Arteries of Great Britain, edition of 425. A fine impression, with rich drypoint burr, printed with plate tone on Whatman 1919 watermarked cream wove paper.         


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Additional Information about the Print

Loading barges on the south bank opposite the Customs House, with the City of London silhouetted beyond.

The other four titles in the 1922 “The Arteries of Great Britain” series are:

  • The Tyne (EH-L 100)
    (Looking down from the High Level Bridge on the open Swing Bridge)
  • The Forth (EH-L 101)
    (With the Forth Bridge, a submarine and distant battleships)
  • The Clyde (EH-L 102)
    (With Russell’s Shipyard at Greenock)
  • The Mersey (EH-L 103)
    (With the St George’s landing stage, and the Liver and Cunard Buildings)

A complete set of The Arteries ..., in the original portfolio, is currently available. (Click here to visit). The individual titles from the set are each listed separately in this exhibition, and can be visited by clicking the title links listed above. Currently, only a separate impression of The Mersey is available for purchase.