Galton Bridge

Made:
1826
maker:
Louis Haghe
and
Richard H Bridgens

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Print: Galton Bridge. Erected over the new line of the Birmingham Canal at Smethwick in the County of Stafford, in the
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Print. Galton Bridge. Erected over the new line of the Birmingham Canal at Smethwick in the County of Stafford, in the Year 1826. From a design by Thomas Telford Esqre FRS. L&E. / R. Bridgens delt ; L. Haghe. - nd. [1826]. Lithograph; image 35.5x53.5cm on India [trimmed to] 42.3x56.3cm, conservation edging 6cm all round, making sheet overall 54.6x69.3cm. - Dimensions details, bl. ; br: Cast at the Horseley Iron Works. - Landscaped elevation view of the road bridge over the canal, detailing the ironwork, decoration and the brickwork approaches each end. On canal, three horsedrawn barges, one a Pickford no.3, one steered by a woman. Pedestrian and carriage traffic above. Another road bridge in distance

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1984-1443
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Phillips, Son and Neale

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