Windsor, The Castle From The River Thames 1895

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Caption for Windsor, The Castle From The River 1895: Frith's photographer could not resist one of the most photographed views along the Thames: Windsor Castle on its cliff-top towering above the town and river. The largest continuously inhabited medieval castle in the world, it covers thirteen acres. However, much of what we see now owes more to the 1820s; at that time George IV expended the then fabulous sum of £1,000,000.

An extract from Down the Thames Photographic Memories.

Memories of Windsor


My Nan, Esa Victoria Manning owned the Kings Head and lived there with her family. She was a great cook.

Across from the train station for Datchet and other parts

As a teenager living in the Old Kent Road back in the early 1960s, Windsor was surprisingly accessible to me. I spent most summer Saturdays fishing the lock cut at Romney Island. A number 53 bus would take me to Lower Marsh, which was the rear entrance to Waterloo Station. A short walk up the slope (...Read full memory)

A good view of the connecting bridge between Windsor and Eton. Only now open to foot traffic.

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Caption for Windsor, The Castle From The River 1895: Frith's photographer could not resist one of the most photographed views along the Thames: Windsor Castle on its cliff-top towering above the town and river. The largest continuously inhabited medieval castle in the world, it covers thirteen acres. However, much of what we see now owes more to the 1820s; at that time George IV expended the then fabulous sum of £1,000,000.

An extract from Down the Thames Photographic Memories.

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