National Geographic : 1935 Apr
LEPER HOUSE, POOR HOUSE, STUDIO-NOW A HOME In this 900-year-old cottage, Sir Harry Johnston found "a room in which to work. . . . It exudes peace." Presented to the late explorer, writer, artist, and administrator, this isolated retreat, built for lepers, is being remodeled as a home for a trusted servant of the versatile author of "The Gay-Dombeys." rnotograpns Dy iviaynara uwen wimams THE NARROW LOCK FOR PUNTS AT "TIDE-END-TOWN" Kipling's name for Teddington was true togeography rather than language, for these water gates markthe upper limit oftidewater inthe Thames. Punters who are in a hurry haul their flat-bottomed craft "over the rollers," but pay the same sixpenny fee as that for the hydraulic lift(see page 455).