- The Ceremony of Opening London Bridge, August 1, 1831
- Lithograph on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 10 1/16 x 14 inches (25.5 x 35.5 cm) and Image: 7 3/16 x 12 9/16 inches (18.3 x 31.9 cm)
Lettered in black ink, lower center: "THE CEREMONY OF OPENING LONDON BRIDGE AUGUST 1ST. 1831. | Taken by especial Permission of the London Bridge Committee. | Drawn & Lithographed by T. Allom. | Published by Fisher, Son & Co,, Newgate Street & Chas,, Tilt, Fleet Street, London. | Printed by C. Hullmandel."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | architecture | boats | bonnets | breeches (trousers) | bridge (built work) | buildings | canoes | canopy (structural element) | celebration | ceremony | churches | costume | crowd | flagpoles | flags | gowns | guards | hats | historical subject | king (person) | lampposts | men | monument | opening (event) | parasols | procession | queen (person) | river | robes | royalty | sails | spears | steeples | steps | swords | tents | top hats | towers | trousers | Union Jack | women
- Associated Places:
- City of London | England | Greater London | London | London Bridge | Monument to the Great Fire of London | St. Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge | Thames | United Kingdom
- Associated People:
- William IV (1765–1837), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover
Adelaide (1792–1849), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, consort of William IV
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Print made by Thomas Allom, 1804–1872, British, The Ceremony of Opening London Bridge, August 1, 1831, undated
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