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Opening of London Bridge Augst. 1. 1831

1831

Print after Joseph Nash

From the collection

Title

Opening of London Bridge Augst. 1. 1831

Date

1831

Artist

Print after Joseph Nash

Description

View from the river of part of the new London Bridge on the day it was opened; many ceremonial barges surrounded by other boats crowded onto the water full of people watching the spectacle; the bridge to the right, a pavilion has been erected at the north end of the bridge; people crowded onto the roofs and at the windows of the buildings on the north bank. 1831. Lithograph with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Colnaghi; Print Maker - Godefroy Engelmann I; Print maker - Joseph Nash
Inscription: Lettered with title below image followed by, "Arrival of their most gracious Majesties The King and Queen". With production details: "Sketched & Drawn by Joseph Nash / Printed by Engelmann and Co. / London. Published by M. Colnaghi Printseller in ordinary to the King & Her R. H. the Duchess of Kent, 23. Cockspur St. August 8th 1831"
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Location

London Bridge, London, England

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Medium

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