A North View of Westminster Bridge. This noble Building, is 1223, feet long from Wharf to Wharf...far exceeds anything of its kind.Vue du Pont de Westminster de Côté de Nord. Ce grand Edifice a 1223 pieds, de Longeur d'un bout à l'autre...tout ce qu'on peut voir dans ce Genre:
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament August 20, 1751. London Printed for & Sold by Robert Sayer Map & Print Seller at the Golden Buck opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street.
Copper engraving. Plate 260 x 402mm. 10¼ x 15¾".
A view of Westminster Bridge. Westminster was proposed as early as 1664, but was opposed by the Corporation of London and the watermen. Eventually, funded by private capital, lotteries and grants, it was designed by Swiss architect Charles Labelye, and built between 1739 and 1750.
[Ref: 16499] £280.00