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Creator:
William Lowry
Title:

Messrs Telford & Douglass's Design of a Cast Iron Bridge of a Singl Arch, Proposed to be Erected Across the River Thames.

Date:
1800
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 26 5/16 × 71 3/4 inches (66.8 × 182.2 cm) and Image: 23 3/16 × 70 1/2 inches (58.9 × 179.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper left: "PLATE 5"; lettered, upper right: "(THIRD REP.) LONDON PORT. APPENDIX Plate XXIV."; lettered, lower center: "MESSRS. TELFORD & DOUGLASS'S Design of a CAST IRON BRIDGE of a Single Arch proposed to be erected across the RIVER THAMES. | From near ST. SAVIOURS CHURCH and in a Line with the ROYAL EXCHANGE as shown in their General PLAN Plate IX. | SPAN of the ARCH 600 FEET. | Engraved for the Appendix to the THIRD REPORT of the SELECT COMMITTEE of the HOUSE of COMMONS upon the Improvement of the PORT OF LONDON. Ordered to be Printed, 28th July, 1800."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1284
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13723
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