Product images of Barges on a river with bridge in the background
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Barges on a river with bridge in the background
This drawing depicts Thames barges in the process of 'shooting the bridge'. Rather than stopping to lower their masts before going under a bridge, experienced bargemen would lower their mast on the approach, using their momentum to carry them under and then raise the mast once they were through. Maintaining
William Lionel Wyllie
Original size: 155 mm x 225 mm
- Image reference: PV4927
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London