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The Building of Westminster Bridge

Photo credit: Parliamentary Art Collection

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The north end of the New Palace of Westminster and the Clock Tower, with the new Westminster Bridge under construction, and the older buildings beyond. The viewpoint seems to be from the river, and there are various river craft in the foreground. There are various signs on the Georgian buildings beyond the Palace, including Westminster Tavern Hotel, Meux & Co (a London brewery), and Vieille Montagne Zinc Mining Comp (a Belgian mining company based in Kelmis).




oil on canvas


H 78.7 x W 58.4 cm

Accession number

WOA 1164

Work type


Parliamentary Art Collection

The Curator's Office, Department of Information Services, House of Commons, 1 Canon Row, Greater London SW1A 0AA England

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