Plan, Elevation and Section of the Truss Bridge over the Chaudiere Falls, Ottawa River (Ottawa, Ontario). Open in full size

Plan, Elevation and Section of the Truss Bridge over the Chaudiere Falls, Ottawa River (Ottawa, Ontario).

Picture, 1830, English

Plan, Elevation and Section of the Truss Bridge over the Chaudiere Falls, Ottawa River (Ottawa, Ontario).

Picture, 1830, English

Notes

A similar composition is shown in a watercolour by Burrows (PAC) and in a lithograph by S.O. Tazewell in 'Notices of the Rideau Canal', Kingston, 1832 (book collection accession 560952, BR 386.N59, Allodi 1980 39).
Inscribed on the stone, u.l.: Plan / ELEVATION & SECTION / of the / Truss Bridge. / 212 feet Span, / over the / Chaudiere Falls, / Ottawa River. / Designed & Executed under the direction / of / Lt. Col. John By; / Commanding Royal Engineer; Rideau Canal. / Finished 1828. / C. Hullmandel's Lithography.; c.: John Burrows

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Lithograph on wove paper. Laid down on cardboard

Extent

342 x 606; sheet 410 x 643 mm.

Contributor

BY, JOHN (British, 1781-1836), after|Builder, HULLMANDEL, C. (firm, London)

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 1400 Cab III