Boats sailing on the Thames by 'Twickenham Ait', Middlesex, 1851.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Hand coloured engraving of Twickenham Ait in Middlesex, now known as Eel Pie Island, showing island buildings. Eel Pie Island is an eight acre ait in the middle of the River Thames. In the centre of the image is a steam vesel carrying groups of people and bottom left a group can be seen in a rowing boat.