First Waterloo Bridge 200th Anniversary Thimble

£7.95
The first Waterloo Bridge, which spans the Thames River in London, was opened by the Prince Regent accompanied by the Duke of Wellington, on 18 June 1817, the second anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Its name commemorates the victory of the British, the Dutch and the Prussians at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Thanks to its location at a strategic bend in the river, the views from the bridge are widely held to be the finest from any spot in London at ground level.

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The first Waterloo Bridge, which spans the Thames River in London, was opened by the Prince Regent accompanied by the Duke of Wellington, on 18 June 1817, the second anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Its name commemorates the victory of the British, the Dutch and the Prussians at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Thanks to its location at a strategic bend in the river, the views from the bridge are widely held to be the finest from any spot in London at ground level.