Reduced Plan and Elevation of the proposed Bridge of Suspension from Little Tower Hill to Horslydown.Designed by Capt:n Sam:l Brown: RN and Jam:s Walker Civil Engineer.
Lithograph, rare. Sheet 367 x 538mm. 14½ x 21¼".
A proposed design for a bridge where Tower Bridge now stands. Captain Sir Samuel Brown (1776-1852) was an early pioneer of chain design and manufacture and of suspension bridge design and construction. He is best known for the Union Bridge of 1820, the first vehicular suspension bridge in Britain.
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