Joseph Bazalgette, British civil engineer

Joseph Bazalgette, British civil engineer

H402/0569 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 72.0MB

Downloadable file size: 4.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Not to be shared on social media or embedded in a web page without permission.

Caption: Bust of Sir Joseph William Bazalgette (1819-1891), British civil engineer and builder of London's sewer system. He began his career in railway construction but examined London's sewerage problems after cholera outbreaks and water pollution problems in the 1850s. During 1859-65 he planned and supervised the construction of a sewerage system which used 318 million bricks in 2080 kilometres of tunnels which covered an area of 169 square kilometres. This system discharged 1890 million litres of sewage through 3 pumping stations away from the city. Bazalgette also built the Thames Embankment and bridges over the River Thames at Putney and Battersea.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 19th century, adult, bazalgette joseph william, behind glass, bridge builder, british, builder, bust, caucasian, civil engineer, construction, designer, display, engineer, engineering, glass case, glass casing, head, human, london, london sewers builder, male, man, memorial, middle-aged, museum, one, people, person, portraits, sculpture, sewer construction pioneer, sewer works, sewers, single, sir, surname b, thames embankment builder, treatment, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.