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Pont suspendu de Fribourg Suisse

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From the Collection

Additional makers

Publisher - Johann Konrad Meyer; Print maker - Johann Jakob Sperle; Publisher - Tessaro

Description

View of a suspended bridge crossing a valley in Fribourg; a city wall extends down the left hand slope to the river which travels under the bridge, and on which is a rowing boat; to the left of the river is a field on which are cows, haymakers and fishermen; behind this is a building, from which extends a path on the left: a crowd of people led by monk walk along it; on the left is a crucifix and on the hill in the distance is a cross. Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring.

Inscription

Lettered below image: "J. Oechslin del." and "J. J. Sperli sc."

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Image Credit

image © Trustees of the British Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Fribourg, Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland

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