View of the New London Bridge, from Trafalgar Wharf, Southwark.As it appeared at the ceremony of Opening for His Majesty William, 4th on the 1.st of August 1831.
Published by J. Dickinson, 114, New Bond Street. Printed by C. Hullmandel. [n.d. c.1831.]
Lithograph with large margins. 279 x 380mm (11 x 15").
A view of the opening of James Rennie's New London Bridge by King William IV and Queen Adelaide, 1831, from Trafalgar Wharf, Southwark; looking towards the Monument. In the foreground crowds have gathered to watch the celebrations, a young boy stands on top of a wooden post to gain a better view. Ceremonial barges pass down the River Thames under the bridge which is decorated with flags from different nations; a tent erected across the bridge with flags flying.
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