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Sir Joseph Bazalgette Sir Joseph Bazalgette

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Sir Joseph Bazalgette, CB.
Engineer of the London main drainage system and of this embankment.
Born 1819 Died 1891.

{Above the bust:}
Flumini vincula posvit
{He put the river in chains}

Bronze 1899

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WC2, Victoria Embankment

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Sir Joseph Bazalgette

Civil engineer. Born in Enfield.  As chief engineer of the Metropolitan Board...

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