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Plan of a Double Bridge in lieu of London Bridge, affording convenient passage for Shipping, without interruption to the Public

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1853,0112.142

  • Title (object)

    • Plan of a Double Bridge in lieu of London Bridge, affording convenient passage for Shipping, without interruption to the Public
  • Description

    Plan of a proposed double bridge at London Bridge, with drawbridges, and a grand area to the north around the Monument, and a smaller semi-circular area to the south; engraved for the appendix to the report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons upon the improvement of the Port of London. 1800
    Etching and engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1800
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 338 millimetres
    • Width: 535 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title within image at top right, with letters on plan and corresponding key from A I; at top "Report (1800) from the Select Committee upon the Improvement of the Port of London / 43 / Appendix Plate XIV", and below "Reports VOl XIV / Ordered by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 28th July 1800; and to be Re-printed, 1803 / James Basire sculp / Luke Hansard & Sons Printers".
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/London Topography)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1853

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1853,0112.142

Plan of a proposed double bridge at London Bridge, with drawbridges, and a grand area to the north around the Monument, and a smaller semi-circular area to the south; engraved for the appendix to the report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons upon the improvement of the Port of London.  1800   Etching and engraving

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Plan of a proposed double bridge at London Bridge, with drawbridges, and a grand area to the north around the Monument, and a smaller semi-circular area to the south; engraved for the appendix to the report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons upon the improvement of the Port of London. 1800 Etching and engraving

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