Engraving of James Vauloué’s pile-driving machine

Made:
1740
engraver:
William Henry Toms
maker:
Hubert-François Gravelot

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Engraving of Vauloue's pile driving machine used at Westminster (old) bridge, 1739. Copywork against white background.
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Engraving of Vauloue's pile driving machine used at Westminster (old) bridge, 1739
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Engraving of James Vauloué’s pile-driving machine used in the construction of the original Westminster Bridge. Engraved by William Henry Toms after Hubert-François Gravelot and printed for Carington Bowles in St Paul’s Churchyard, London, about 1740.

Details

Category:
Building Construction
Object Number:
1899-117
Materials:
glass, paper (fibre product), printing ink
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
credit:
South Kensington Museum (Art Library)

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