1000-piece Walter Greaves Hammersmith Bridge on Boat-race Day Jigsaw Puzzle

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With each connection made, you'll not only assemble a stunning work of art but also unravel the rich tapestry of London's past. 🧩

Are you ready to embark on a journey through time and witness a slice of London's vibrant history? Step into the mesmerizing world of Walter Greaves, where the hustle and bustle of 19th-century Hammersmith Bridge on Boat-race Day comes to life in vivid detail.

Walter Greaves, a true visionary of his time, was more than just an artist – he was a storyteller. Born into the humble beginnings of a Thames boatman's family, Greaves' passion for painting propelled him into the spotlight of London's art scene. With no formal training, he mastered the art of capturing life's moments with his brush strokes, and his depiction of Hammersmith Bridge during the annual university boat race is no exception.


  • 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle on 2mm premium board
  • Officially licensed premium reproduction of Walter Greaves' Hammersmith Bridge on Boat-race Day, 1862
  • Crisp, vibrant, high-res imagery
  • Precisely cut for snug fit with minimal puzzle dust
  • Finished puzzle size: 69 x 50 cm
  • Box size: 20 x 20 x 5.5 cm
  • Discounted for a limited time only

Imagine the scene: a dense crowd congregates upon the sturdy suspension bridge, eagerly awaiting the thrilling spectacle unfolding below. In 1870, concerns loomed over the bridge's ability to withstand the weight of thousands of onlookers. Yet, amidst the palpable excitement, Greaves immortalises the essence of diversity in London, showcasing a tapestry of characters from all walks of life.

As you piece together this remarkable puzzle, you'll delve into Greaves' interpretation of the bustling crowd. His early style simplifies and caricatures individuals, adding a playful charm to the tableau. Each fragment of the puzzle unveils a new facet of this historical moment, inviting you to appreciate the intricacies of Greaves' craftsmanship.