Walcot R.E., Hon.R.I.B.A.
1874 – 1943 Ditchling, Sussex)
Thames from Southwark Bridge
The Thames from Southwark Bridge
EH-L 167. 150
x 301 mm. Original etching, 1932.
Signed in pencil. On wove paper,
Information about the Print
by Francis H Crittall, J.P., of the Essex firm
Crittall Windows, for Christmas 1932.
view towards Blackfriars railway and road bridges,
with the new Unilever House, built 1930-31, the
year before the etching, prominent to the right
of the silhouette of the City of London School.
The inclusion of Unilever House, which certainly
appears to have metal windows, suggests they were
supplied by Crittalls.
plate has erroneously also been previously catalogued
the Thames – the Pool of London”)
titles commissioned by the Crittall family are:
Street (EH-L 163), 1931
Arch (EH-L 164), c1931, but perhaps 1930 or
Circus, Piccadilly (EH-L 169), 1933
of Berkeley Square (EH-L 175), 1935
Street, Westminster (EH-L 176), 1936
London-Euston Road at St Pancras (EH-L 178),
Quadrangle, Bart’s Hospital (EH-L
All except The
Circus are included in the exhibition.