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Thames River Collection

The majestic Thames River flows through the heart of London, England, offering a picturesque view of the city's iconic landmarks

Background imageThames River Collection: CANALETTO: THAMES

CANALETTO: THAMES
The River Thames with St. Pauls Cathedral on Lord Mayors Day. Oil on canvas by Giovanni Antonio Canaletto, c1750

Background imageThames River Collection: St Thomas Hospital

St Thomas Hospital
August 1919: St Thomas Hospital on the south bank of the River Thames, London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageThames River Collection: Tower of London in the late Middle Ages

Tower of London in the late Middle Ages
London during the time of Henry VII (1457-1509). Color lithograph reproduction of an illuminated manuscript: Roy 16F, ii

Background imageThames River Collection: Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Bridge, Thames, London, England, United Kingdom

Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Bridge, Thames, London, England, United Kingdom

Background imageThames River Collection: GREAT FIRE OF LONDON, 1666. The Great Fire of London, England, 1666

GREAT FIRE OF LONDON, 1666. The Great Fire of London, England, 1666. Contemporary oil painting by a member of the Dutch School

Background imageThames River Collection: VIEW OF LONDON, 1647. Detail of Wenceslaus Hollars Long View of London, England from the Bankside

VIEW OF LONDON, 1647. Detail of Wenceslaus Hollars Long View of London, England from the Bankside, 1647, showing the Globe Theatre and the Bear Garden, the labels of which buildings are reversed

Background imageThames River Collection: City of London skyline, including the Walkie Talkie building, Leadenhall building and The Gherkin

City of London skyline, including the Walkie Talkie building, Leadenhall building and The Gherkin, London, England, United Kingdom

Background imageThames River Collection: Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City
The London Bridge resort at Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The bridge originally spanned the River Thames in London, England

Background imageThames River Collection: Historic Whitehall

Historic Whitehall
Fishers ground plan of the Palace of Whitehall, London, 1680. The Banqueting House (centre, left) is the only surviving building. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageThames River Collection: DERAIN: BIG BEN, 1906. Big Ben, London. Oil on canvas by Andr Derain, 1906

DERAIN: BIG BEN, 1906. Big Ben, London. Oil on canvas by Andr Derain, 1906
DERAIN: BIG BEN, 1906. Big Ben, London. Oil on canvas by Andr© Derain, 1906

Background imageThames River Collection: Oxford Oarsmen

Oxford Oarsmen
March 1908: The Oxford University rowing crew seen from Hammersmith Bridge during the Varsity Boat Race against Cambridge on the River Thames, London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageThames River Collection: Tower Bridge and Thames River, London, England, UK, Europe

Tower Bridge and Thames River, London, England, UK, Europe

Background imageThames River Collection: Historic map of London (18th Century)

Historic map of London (18th Century)
map/plan of the inner city of London from 1898

Background imageThames River Collection: Greenwich Paddlers

Greenwich Paddlers
1928: London children paddling in the Thames by the Royal Naval College at Greenwich. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageThames River Collection: Tower Bridge & Thames River

Tower Bridge & Thames River, London, England

Background imageThames River Collection: City map of London, lithograph, lithograph, published in 1877

City map of London, lithograph, lithograph, published in 1877
City map of London, United Kingdom. Lithograph, published in 1877

Background imageThames River Collection: London From The Air the Palace of Westminster at lower right and County Hall at centre right

London From The Air the Palace of Westminster at lower right and County Hall at centre right
An aerial view over the Thames in London, with the Palace of Westminster at lower right and County Hall at centre right, circa 1950

Background imageThames River Collection: Reconstructed map of 13th century London, England

Reconstructed map of 13th century London, England
MAP: LONDON, 13th CENTURY. Reconstructed map of 13th century London, England

Background imageThames River Collection: TOWER OF LONDON, 1560. Detail from the Agas map of 1560 showing the Tower of London on the Thames

TOWER OF LONDON, 1560. Detail from the Agas map of 1560 showing the Tower of London on the Thames River

Background imageThames River Collection: LONDON: MAP, 1575. Engraved map of London, England, 1575

LONDON: MAP, 1575. Engraved map of London, England, 1575

Background imageThames River Collection: Thames River in London, mid-1800s

Thames River in London, mid-1800s
Westminster and the Houses of Parliament from the Thames, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageThames River Collection: Tower Bridge & Thames River / Night View

Tower Bridge & Thames River / Night View, London, England

Background imageThames River Collection: England, London, Southwark, Butlers Wharf and River Thames

England, London, Southwark, Butlers Wharf and River Thames

Background imageThames River Collection: Thames walk

Thames walk
The Millennium Bridge, London

Background imageThames River Collection: MONET: CHARING CROSS Bridge, London. Oil on canvas, 1901-04

MONET: CHARING CROSS Bridge, London. Oil on canvas, 1901-04

Background imageThames River Collection: Rowing Race

Rowing Race
A view of the Head of the River Race from Barnes Bridge, London

Background imageThames River Collection: Tower of London with ravens circling above

Tower of London with ravens circling above
The Tower of London viewed over the River Thames from South Bank, London, England.The ravens of the Tower of London are a group of captive Common Ravens which live in the Tower of London

Background imageThames River Collection: London, River Thames

London, River Thames
England, LondonA view of the river Thames, the HMS Belfast and the Tower of London on the background

Background imageThames River Collection: Houses Of Parliament

Houses Of Parliament
July 1958: The Houses of Parliament and Westminster Bridge from the South Bank over the River Thames, London. (Photo by Holmes/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageThames River Collection: Bankside Power Station

Bankside Power Station on the south bank of the River Thames, London, October-November 1954. Designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the building later became the Tate Modern art gallery

Background imageThames River Collection: SAILING BARGE, 1859. The clipper sailing-barge Thames, built for use on the Thames River, England

SAILING BARGE, 1859. The clipper sailing-barge Thames, built for use on the Thames River, England. Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1859

Background imageThames River Collection: MONET: THAMES, 1871. Claude Monet: The Thames below Westminster. Oil on canvas, 1871

MONET: THAMES, 1871. Claude Monet: The Thames below Westminster. Oil on canvas, 1871

Background imageThames River Collection: LONDON: PARLIAMENT. Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Bridge crossing the Thames in

LONDON: PARLIAMENT. Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Bridge crossing the Thames in Lodon, England. Photograph, c1955

Background imageThames River Collection: Victorian London - Barnes Bridge

Victorian London - Barnes Bridge
Vintage engraving showing a scene from 19th Century London England. A large crowd of people gather to watch the boat race on the Thames some on the beams under Barnes Bridge

Background imageThames River Collection: England, London, Southwark Bridge and City Area Skyline

England, London, Southwark Bridge and City Area Skyline

Background imageThames River Collection: London and Environs Historical Map, Engraving, 1892

London and Environs Historical Map, Engraving, 1892
Very rare, beautifully detailed engraving of London and Environs Historical Map, Engraving, Published in 1892. Original edition from my own archives. Copyright has expired on this artwork

Background imageThames River Collection: LONDON: ROWING, 1865. Procession of the London Boat Clubs on the Thames River

LONDON: ROWING, 1865. Procession of the London Boat Clubs on the Thames River, the opening ceremony of the Thames Rowing Season. Wood engraving, English, April 1865

Background imageThames River Collection: City of London skyline

City of London skyline
A thousand years in the City of London skyline, from the Walkie Talkie to the Tower of London

Background imageThames River Collection: antiquity, archival, cartography, city, england, europe, geographical, geography

antiquity, archival, cartography, city, england, europe, geographical, geography, great britain, historical, london, map, nobody, old-fashioned, roads, streets, text, thames river, uk, urban

Background imageThames River Collection: Southwark View

Southwark View
1859: St Pauls Cathedral as seen from Southwark, across the River Thames. (Photo by William England/London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

Background imageThames River Collection: Henley Boats

Henley Boats
29th June 1926: Punts and rowing boats on the River Thames at Henley. (Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageThames River Collection: ENGLAND: BOAT RACE, 1869. The start, at Putney, of the yearly Oxford

ENGLAND: BOAT RACE, 1869. The start, at Putney, of the yearly Oxford and Cambridge Universities boat race on the Thames River. Wood engraving, English, 1869

Background imageThames River Collection: VIEW OF OXFORD, 1834. View of Oxford, England, from Abdington Road. Wood engraving, 1834

VIEW OF OXFORD, 1834. View of Oxford, England, from Abdington Road. Wood engraving, 1834

Background imageThames River Collection: Westminster Bridge and Big Ben, London, England, UK

Westminster Bridge and Big Ben, London, England, UK

Background imageThames River Collection: England, London, Vauxhall, MI6 Building reflecting in Thames river

England, London, Vauxhall, MI6 Building reflecting in Thames river



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The majestic Thames River flows through the heart of London, England, offering a picturesque view of the city's iconic landmarks. As captured by Canaletto in his masterpiece "Thames, " this waterway has witnessed centuries of history and continues to be an integral part of London's identity. Standing proudly along its banks is St Thomas Hospital, a historic institution that has provided care for generations. Just across from it stands the magnificent Houses of Parliament, with Big Ben towering above them all. The sight of Westminster Bridge gracefully spanning the river is truly enchanting. London's rich history comes alive as we remember the devastating Great Fire of 1666. This catastrophic event forever changed the landscape but also paved the way for rebuilding and renewal. Today, Lake Havasu City pays homage to this resilient spirit by housing a relocated piece of London's famous Tower Bridge. Gazing at the City of London skyline from afar reveals architectural marvels like the Walkie Talkie building, Leadenhall building, and The Gherkin. These modern structures blend harmoniously with historical gems such as Wenceslaus Hollars' detailed depiction in "View of London" from 1647, showcasing both Globe Theatre and Bear Garden. Transporting us back to medieval times is none other than the formidable Tower of London. Its imposing presence serves as a reminder not only of its past role as a fortress but also its significance in British history. Artists have long been captivated by these scenes; Andr Derain immortalized Big Ben on canvas in 1906 while Oxford oarsmen rowed tirelessly against this very backdrop. A stroll down Historic Whitehall takes us further into Britain's storied past with grand buildings steeped in tradition and power. And no visit would be complete without admiring Tower Bridge majestically suspended over Thames River – an engineering marvel that symbolizes both strength and beauty. In every corner where Thames River winds its way through London, it tells a tale of resilience, progress, and timeless beauty.