Building the District Railway in front of Somerset House in 1869. Construction of a cut-and-cover cutting; most of the workmen are staring at the photographer. Victoria Embankment was opened on July 13 1870; the railway from Westminster to Blackfriars on May 30 1870.
Unknown photographer, 1869
Location: Victoria Embankment, Westminster WC2
Image no: 3270-21
Inventory no: 1998/39559