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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Allom, 1804–1872, British
after Thomas Allom, 1804–1872, British
Printed by Charles J. Hullmandel, 1789–1850, British
Published by Fisher, Son & Co., active 1821–1848, British
and Charles Tilt, active c.1815–1853, British
Title:

The Ceremony of Opening London Bridge, August 1, 1831

Date:
undated
Medium:
Lithograph on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1977.14.14986
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
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:
Adelaide (1792–1849), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, consort of William IV
William IV (1765–1837), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42378
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