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Proposed Tubular Bridge for Crossing the Niagara Gorge. Open in full size

Proposed Tubular Bridge for Crossing the Niagara Gorge.

Picture, 1860, English

Proposed Tubular Bridge for Crossing the Niagara Gorge.

Picture, 1860, English

Notes

Inscribed in the print, l.l.: S. RUSSEL, DEL.; l.c.: PUBLISHED BY JOHN WEALE, LONDON, 1860.; l.r.: KELL BROS. LITHRS CASTLE ST HOLBORN.; l.c.: PROPOSED TUBULAR BRIDGE, / FOR CROSSING / THE NIAGARA GORGE.; l.l.: Total Length___840 Feet. / Centre Span___400 do. / Side Span___200 do.; l.r.: Height above Water___224 Feet. / Width of Tube for double track___24 do. / D9___Carriage Way each side___13 do. /Do_Footpath___do.___do.___13 do. Inscribed (1914?) in pen and black ink, l.c.: The proposed bridge was never erected.
Published in James Hodges, 'Construction of the Great Victoria Bridge', folio vol., last plate (in Library's copy). J.R. Abbey, 'Travel', 631:64.

Publisher

WEALE, JOHN (firm), London

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Lithograph printed with light bluish grey and light orange yellow tints, col. with watercolour, comp. with border drawn in gold metallic paint, on wove paper. Laid down on cardboard

Extent

348 x 509; 381 x 509; 429 x 576 mm.

Contributor

KELL BROTHERS (London)

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 227 Cab III