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Datchet Bridge upon the River Thames

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1865,0610.1278

  • Title (object)

    • Datchet Bridge upon the River Thames
  • Description

    View of the viaduct over the river, bridging to the other bank in the left background; three figures standing by a fence in the left background; a man leading three horses pulling a cart to the bridge in the centre; houses behind another fence along a path on the right; state with engraved lettering. 1745
    Etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1745
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 229 millimetres (cut)
    • Width: 362 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, artist's name: "Wm. Oram delin _ July 25 1745 _ / According to Act of parliament _".
  • Curator's comments

    Orma probably drew for as well as etched and published this print. For early state with etched lettering, see 1870,0514.1570.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1865

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1865,0610.1278

View of the viaduct over the river, bridging to the other bank in the left background; three figures standing by a fence in the left background; a man leading three horses pulling a cart to the bridge in the centre; houses behind another fence along a path on the right; state with engraved lettering.  1745  Etching

Recto

View of the viaduct over the river, bridging to the other bank in the left background; three figures standing by a fence in the left background; a man leading three horses pulling a cart to the bridge in the centre; houses behind another fence along a path on the right; state with engraved lettering. 1745 Etching

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