Sir Joseph W. Bazalgette
Sir Joseph W. Bazalgette
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Sir Joseph W. Bazalgette
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Guildhall Art Gallery: GLC Heritage Collection
Chief engineer of London's Metropolitan Board of Works his major achievement was the creation (in response to the Great Stink of 1858) of a sewer network for central London which was instrumental in relieving the city from cholera epidemics, while beginning the cleansing of the River Thames.

Here, shown holding papers relating to the Thames Embankment.
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