A View of the Bridge at Walton upon Thames in Surry, distance Twenty Miles from London.[Translated into French to right.]
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, 1752. London Printed for & Sold by Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck opposite Fetter Lane in Fleet Street_ & Henry Overton at the White Horse without Newgate.
Engraving, 260 x 400mm. 10¼ x 15¾". A good impression. Some creasing and tearing in the margins.
The first bridge over the River Thames at Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, here depicted, was constructed between 1748 and 1750, a timber structure that stood until 1783. Canaletto painted a picture of this bridge in 1754. Figures and horses in the foreground, a rower on the river approaching the bridge.
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