Elevation of a Suspension Bridge reected over the river Avon at Tiverton [Twerton] near Bath in 1837,designed by & executed under the superindendence of Thomas Motley Civil Engineer, and is the first of its kind ever constructed... To the Proprietors of the above mentioned Bridge, this print is most respectfully inscribed, By their much obliged Friend, Thomas Motley.
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 235 x 540mm (9¼ x 21¼"). Edges worn, repaired crack entering printed border. Repaired tear top right.
A suspension bridge in Twerton, built by Thomas Motley (born 1791), which was only replaced in the 1980s by Windsor Bridge. This print was published to promote Motley's design for Clifton, beaten by Brunel, Barlow & Hawkshaw.
[Ref: 35381] £360.00