[London Bridge pier and cofferdam]To, The Rt. Hon.ble John Garratt Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London. Herewith is a Sketch of the Geometrical Plan and Section of the First Pier and the Coffer Dams erected for the New London Bridge over the River Thames [...]
Lithograph, scarce item; printed area approx 330 x 170mm (13 x 6¾"). Creasing.
Plan by architect R.W. Backhouse of the pier and cofferdam erected as part of construction work on the 'new' London Bridge in 1825. The cofferdam enclosed an area of water, enabling it to be pumped out and filled in with the foundations of the new bridge.
[Ref: 43683] £160.00