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A West View of the Britannia Tubular & Menai Suspension Bridges.

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A West View of the Britannia Tubular & Menai Suspension Bridges.
Ref: 8996715

An antique tinted lithograph by Day & Son Lithographers to the Queen. Published by W. Shone 10th July, 1850. Particulars of the Suspension Bridge are listed in bottom left margin and particulars of the Tubular Bridge are listed in bottom right margin. Time of erection of Suspension Bridge - Eight Years, and of Tubular Bridge - Four Years.

Approx 46cms by 27cms.


Price: 350.00
  



The Menai Suspension Bridge

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The Menai Suspension Bridge
Ref: 8993733


A fine aquatint engraving by J. Edge after T.H. Fielding. Published by R. Lambe, Gracechurch Street, London in 1830 with bright contemporary hand colouring. This view was drawn 16 years before the completion of the 'Britannia Bridge' in March 1850.

Approx 44cms by 31cms.


Price: 750.00
  



Menai Bridge.

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Menai Bridge.
Ref: 2356595



An antique lithograph by C. Haghe from a sketch by G. Pickering. Published by John Seacome Bookseller, Chester. Circa 1850 with later hand colouring.

Approx 18cms by 12.5cms.


Price: 40.00
  



Entrance of the Menai Bridge - From the Anglesey shore.

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Entrance of the Menai Bridge - From the Anglesey shore.
Ref: 8992535



An antique aquatint engraving published by W. Crane, Chester. Circa 1860.

Approx 22.5cms by 16.5cms


Price: 95.00
  



Entrance of the Menai Bridge - From the Anglesey Shore.

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Entrance of the Menai Bridge - From the Anglesey Shore.
Ref: 3444



An antique aquatint engraving drawn and printed by W. Crane, Chester. Circa 1860. (See Caernarvon section for the other entrance to the bridge.)

Approx 18.5cms by 13.5cms.


Price: 75.00
  



Entrance of the Menai Bridge from the Anglesey Shore.

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Entrance of the Menai Bridge from the Anglesey Shore.
Ref: 2348781



An antique lithograph drawn and printed by W. Crane, Chester. Circa 1850.

Approx 18.5cms by 13.5cms.


Price: 45.00
  



The Menai Bridge from the Anglesey Side.

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The Menai Bridge from the Anglesey Side.
Ref: 8992534


An antique lithograph after P. Gauci. Published by Poole and Bolt, Chetser. Printed by Engelmann, Graf Coindet & Co. Circa 1851 with later hand colouring.

Approx 25cms by 17cms.


Price: 85.00
  



The Britannia Tubular Bridge.

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The Britannia Tubular Bridge.
Ref: 8992504



An antique line engraving by Newman & Co. 48, Watling St. London. Published by G. Humphreys, Bangor. Circa 1860 with later hand colouring.

Approx 16cms by 11cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Britannia Tubular Bridge - Details of Wrought Iron Work

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Britannia Tubular Bridge - Details of Wrought Iron Work
Ref: 8991540






An antique lithograph by Day & Son. Lithographers to the Queen. This is one of the 45 plates from "The Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges by Edwin Clark Resident Engineer with the sanction and under the immediate supervision of Robert Stephenson. Published for the author, by John Weale, 59 High Holborn. 1850. Shows the Upper Cells and the Lower Cells, meant to strengthen the sections.





Approx 301cms by 50cms.






Price: 40.00
  



Britannia Tubular Bridge - General View.

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Britannia Tubular Bridge - General View.
Ref: 8991539



An antique lithograph by Day & Son. Lithographers to the Queen. This is one of the 45 plates from "The Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges by Edwin Clark Resident Engineer with the sanction and under the immediate supervision of Robert Stephenson. Published for the author, by John Weale, 59 High Holborn. 1850. Few marginal repaired tears and nibbles.

Approx 51cms by 30cms.


Price: 85.00
  



Menai Suspension & Tubular Bridges.

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Menai Suspension & Tubular Bridges.
Ref: 8991223



An antique line engraving by W. Banks & Son. Edinburgh. Published by T. Catherall, Chester & Bangor. Circa 1850 with later hand colouring. Both bridges clearly shown from Caernarvonshire shore.

Approx 12cms by 8cms.


Price: 25.00
  



The Britannia Tublar Bridge.

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The Britannia Tublar Bridge.
Ref: 8990716



An original oil print (Baxtertype) published by LeBlond & Company in London. Circa 1855. It is printed on wove paper and with full margins. This impression bears the printed text; " Printed in Oil Colours by Le Blond & Co.", the title "The Britannia Tubular Bridge", & the Baxter authorization, "Licencees, London" in the lower margin.

Approx 9.5cms by 6cms.


Price: 25.00
  



The Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Straits. R. Stephenson Esq.  M.P.  Engineer.

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The Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Straits. R. Stephenson Esq. M.P. Engineer.
Ref: 8983893



An antique lithograph in sepia tones by Day and Son Lithographers to the Queen, after R.K. Thomas. Circa 1860.
Weight of each section of the four large Tubes 1800 tons - Weight of each of the four small Tubes 700 Tons in all 10,000 Tons. Height of the Tubes above height of water 100 feet.

Approx 20cms by 29cms.


Price: 150.00
  



The Suspension Bridge, over the Menai.

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The Suspension Bridge, over the Menai.
Ref: 8982594


An antique lithograph by R.K. Thomas and Day & Son Lithographers to the Queen. "Length of span between the points of Suspension 560 feet - Total length of the Bridge 910 feet. Entire lenth of the Chain, from the Fastening in the Rock 1710 feet. Total weight of Iron 2186 Tons, 1280 lbs. Height of Roadway above the Sea - 100 feet." The bridge was built between 1818 and 1826 and was designed by Thomas Telford (1757-1834)

Approx 28.5cms by 19cms.


Price: 345.00
  



Entrance to the Tubular Bridge, Menai Straits.

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Entrance to the Tubular Bridge, Menai Straits.
Ref: 8980579




An antique line engraving which was engraved and published by Newman & Co. 48, Watling St. London. Circa 1860 with later hand colouring.



Approx 10cms by 8cms.


Price: 30.00
  



The Britannia Tubular Bridge across the Menai Straits  -  Sketched from the Anglesey Shore.

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The Britannia Tubular Bridge across the Menai Straits - Sketched from the Anglesey Shore.
Ref: 8979862



An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on March 23rd, 1850 with later hand colouring.

Approx 34.5cms by 23.5cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Present State of the "Britannia" Tubular Bridge, across the Menai Straits, from the Anglesey Abutment.

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Present State of the "Britannia" Tubular Bridge, across the Menai Straits, from the Anglesey Abutment.
Ref: 2357035



An antique woodcut engraving published in "The Illustrated London News" on January 13th, 1849 with later hand colouring.

Approx 36cms by 24cms


  



The Britannia Tubular Bridge and Menai Suspension Bridges.

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The Britannia Tubular Bridge and Menai Suspension Bridges.
Ref: 2357030



An antique line engraving by Newman & Co. 48, Watling St. London. Circa 1860 with later hand colouring.

Approx 10cms by 7cms.


Price: 25.00
  



The Britannia Tubular Bridge across the Menai Strait.

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The Britannia Tubular Bridge across the Menai Strait.
Ref: 2356246


An antique line engraving by J.H. Le Keux. Circa 1860 with later hand colouring.

Approx 13cms by 8cms.


Price: 25.00
  



Entrance to the Tubular Bridge (Menai Straits)

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Entrance to the Tubular Bridge (Menai Straits)
Ref: 2355879



An antique line engraving which was engraved and published by Newman & Co. 48, Watling St. London. Circa 1860 with later hand colouring. All margins trimmed.

Approx 10cms by 8cms.


Price: 25.00
  



Menai Tubular & Suspension Bridges.

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Menai Tubular & Suspension Bridges.
Ref: 2348823


An antique line engraving. Published by A & C Black, Edinburgh. Circa 1870. Later coloured by hand.

Approx 12cms by 8.5cms.


Price: 25.00
  


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