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Opened by Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Nov. 6, 1869 : Blackfriars Bridge ... : Holborn Viaduct, W. Haywood, engineer : W.T. Lawrence, Mayor.
[England?], [1869?].
Physical Description:
1 drawing : graphite with brown and gray wash, on wove paper ; sheet 10 x 12 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Acq 20181130a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Drawings & Watercolors
Title from text written on item.
Annotation on the back in graphite: "V. Bury [?]"
There is a medal in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (08.53.11) that commemorates the same event of the opening of the Blackfriars Bridge and the Holborn Viaduct by Her Majesty Queen Victoria on November 6, 1869. The medal is attributed to the medalist George Gammon Adams. There are notable differences in design between the medal and this drawing.
Design for a commemorative medal with views of Blackfriars Bridge and the Holborn Viaduct.
Subject Terms:
Blackfriars Bridge (London, England)
Bridges -- England -- London.
Cubitt, Joseph.
Haywood, William, 1821-1894.
Holborn Viaduct (London, England)
Viaducts -- England -- London.

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