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Winch Bridge supported by Chains over the River Tees. [in pencil.]
Winch Bridge supported by Chains over the River Tees. [in pencil.]
by Wm. Cuitt [in pencil outside the image.]
[n.d. c.1800.]
A very rare and fine aquatint. Plate 113 x 172mm. 4½ x 6¾", very large margins
This is claimed to be the first chain bridge constructed in Great Britain, built over the River Tees c.1741 called Wynch Bridge, and originally built by subscription for the for the lead miners to commute between their homes in Holwick and the mines at Middleton. It is said to have collapsed in 1802 under the weight of nine mining vehicles.
[Ref: 56172]   £240.00  
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Part of Forcing Establishment, Hooley Hall, Coulsden, Surrey,
Part of Forcing Establishment, Hooley Hall, Coulsden, Surrey, Heated by one of Weeks & Co's Patent Duplex Upright Tubular Boilers.
[n.d., c.1870.]
Chromolithograph. Sheet 190 x 270mm (7½ x 10½"). Trimmed and laid on album paper; glue stains.
A huge series of greenhouses, built during the vogue created by the Crystal Palace. Probably published by a builder of greenhouses. See 56063.
[Ref: 56070]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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