The Thames Tunnel.Open to the public every day (Sundays excepted) from Nine in the Morning, till Six in the Evening. The Archway being lighted with Oil Gas and reflected by a large Mirror, at the extremity of the finished portion of it, gives it the effect of completion; the work is dry and warm, and the descent by the Staircase easy and safe [...]
Wood engraving, 230 x 245mm. 9 x 9¾". Tipped into album sheet at top, foxing at top. Some creasing to lower left.
A sheet describing the progress thus far of the Thames Tunnel, outlining the difficulties of the Thames Tunnel Company in obtaining the funds necessary to complete the project, and their determination to do so. The tunnel was finally completed in 1843.
[Ref: 11133] £180.00