Water End,

Great Gaddesden


The Bridge
Water End

Ref. No 116A

Posted 1915


Water End Bridge

"Lion Bridge"

Water End 1923

Almost certainly an amateur snapshot


The bridge crosses the River Gade

The River Gade, Water End, Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead - drawing by Frank Patterson  

The River Gade

Hemel Hempstead

by Frank Patterson

Cycling was very popular during the later par of the 19th century and the early years of the 20th century. Frank Patterson (1871-1952) was a cycling artist who regularly had his sketches printed first in Cycling, starting in the 1890s  and later in Cyclists Touring Club Gazette from 1925.He is said to have produced about 26,000 drawings.

I don't know the date or the original magazine for this picture and if you know please tell me. In addition I would ne interested to know of other Hertfordshire sketches.