Victorian London - Thames - Bridges - Albert Bridge

Albert Bridge, a handsome new suspension bridge, crossing the river from Albert-road, which skirts the west side of Battersea Park to Cadogan Pier, and the Chelsea Embankment. If affords the nearest means of communication between the district about Clapham and South Kensington.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames, 1881