To the King and the Parliament is most Humbly Dedicated by James Paine R.A.B. Arch.t. This design for a stone bridge erected across the River Thames from Brentford in Midd.x. to Kew in Surrey...Bid= Public Ways Extend. A. Pope.
Very rare aquatint with some etching. Sheet: 630 x 425mm, (24¾ x 16¾"). Trimmed within plate. Repaired damage to edges.
A view of the second Kew Bridge, opened in 1789 and made entirely of stone, which replaced a previous bridge. The bridge depicted was built alongside the first to avoid disruptions in traffic, it is perhaps from under this bridge that the view is taken. A procession of several horsemen flanking a carriage is depicted crossing the bridge. Title in English and French.
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