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Opening of London Bridge Augst. 1. 1831

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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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London Bridge, London, England

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