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Creator:
James Duffield Harding, 1798–1863, British
after unknown artist, (Brook Smith)
Printed by Charles J. Hullmandel, 1789–1850, British
Title:

View of the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Date:
undated
Medium:
Lithograph on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper with gray chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 9/16 x 21 3/16 inches (39.6 x 53.8 cm), Sheet (chine collé): 14 1/16 x 18 3/4 inches (35.7 x 47.7 cm), and Image: 11 5/16 x 17 5/16 inches (28.8 x 44 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn on Stone by J. D. Harding, from a Drawing by Brook Smith Esq.r | (details of bridge, i.e. height above water, etc)"; lower center: "VIEW OF THE CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE. | Proposed to be erected by the Trustees appointed under the Act, | according to the Design and under the Directions of Brunel Jun,,r Esq,,r Civil Engineer. F R S. | Length of Suspended Roadway 630 Feet. | Dedicated by Permission to | The Trustees of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, | by their veyr Obed,,t Serv,,t JOHN NORTON."; lower right: "Printed by C. Hullmandel"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9697
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural design | beach | boat | bridge (built work) | bucket | buildings | city | cliffs | landscape | men | pail | paths | river | rocks (landforms) | sailboat | ship | shipping | shoreline | suspension bridge | trees | walking | women
Associated Places:
Bristol | Clifton | England | Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30146
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