Windsor Bridge before
its rebuilding in 1824 and in Victorian Times
A watercolour of the wooden Windsor
Bridge before the construction of the present day bridge in cast
iron. Thought to date from 1818-1820 and painted by a pupil at Eton College.
The view is from the upstream, Windsor bank.
An engraving of
Windsor Bridge from the late 1840s published by Tombleson. Engraved
by J Carter. The view is from downstream
with the Windsor bank to the left and the (now removed) cobbler
in the right hand foreground. Note the small toll house, removed
in the early 1900s.
View of Windsor Castle from Windsor
The famous photographer, George
Washington Wilson, visited Windsor on several occasions and in
1876 he took a series of pictures from Windsor Bridge. These
subsequently appeared in his catalogue of 1877. This view was
listed as no. 1308.
A stereoview image dating from
around 1900. Note the new building to the left
and Mr Maynard's extensive roof advert for his steam and electric
launch hire service!
The History of Windsor Bridge