Tower Bridge work 1892. Over 50 designs were submitted, including one from civil engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette. The evaluation of the designs was surrounded by controversy, and it was not until 1884 that a design submitted by Sir Horace Jones, the City Architect (who was also one of the judges), was approved.

Tower Bridge work 1892. Over 50 designs were submitted, including one from civil engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette. The evaluation of the designs was surrounded by controversy, and it was not until 1884 that a design submitted by Sir Horace Jones, the City Architect (who was also one of the judges), was approved.

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Rainy Embankment, A man standing alone on a rain-drenched pavement on the River Thames Embankment, London, 1929

Rainy Embankment, A man standing alone on a rain-drenched pavement on the River Thames Embankment, London, 1929

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