Victoria Embankment opened 9th may 1874 here are some hidden facts

In Search of 15 Hidden Facts of London’s Embankment

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On the 9th May 1874, Victoria Embankment opened to the public, nearly 150 years on, the area affectionally termed as the Embankment, looks as new as the day the granite lined walls was dropped in place. I thought it be a good idea to look behind the scenes of one of the most recognisable river fronts in the world. 

This Oil painting illustrates the opening of Victoria Embankment. We link this image from the London Museum website.  Why not pop into the museum and have a look?

Victoria Embankment linked canvas picture from the museum of London website
Victoria Embankment linked canvas picture from the Museum of London website

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