Open to the Public Every Day (Sundays excepted) from Seven in the Morning, until Six in the Evening, The Thames Tunnel. Fig. 1.The Entrance to the Tunnel is near to Rotherhithe Church, and nearly opposite to the London Docks...The entrance is from Rotherhithe Street, and by a safe, commodious, and easy stair case.
Letterpress and wood engraving with small margins. 268 x 254mm (10½ x 10"). Creasing and repaired tear.
An advertisement for the opening of the Thames Tunnel to the public, with three images showing different sections of the tunnel, including a representation of the iron shield, a longitudinal section of the tunnel beneath the Thames, and the two arched entrances from the shaft; a Plan of the roads and main objects on the Eastern Part of London, as connected with The Tunnel excavating under the Thames from Rotherhithe to Wapping projected by M. I. Brunel, C.E. F.R.S. 1827
Provenance: Hermitage Hexham.
[Ref: 30105] £220.00