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Thames Tunnel, Stepney
Thames Tunnel, Stepney
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Thames Tunnel, Stepney
Plan and longitudinal section of the Thames Tunnel. The Thames Tunnel, connecting Wapping and Rotherhithe, was the first underwater tunnel in the world. Completed as a foot tunnel in 1843, it was converted to a railway tunnel for the East London Railway in the 1860s.
1842
London Metropolitan Archives
Main Print Collection
anon.
The plan is signed by the engineer, Sir Marc Isambard Brunel.
engraving
paper
65cms
plan
p5410501
exact