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[A View of the Iron Bridge, in Coalbrook Dale, Shropshire. Taken from the bottom of Lincoln Hill.]
[A View of the Iron Bridge, in Coalbrook Dale, Shropshire. Taken from the bottom of Lincoln Hill.]
[G. Robertson pinxit. Francis Chesham Sculpsit.]
[Published Feb.y 1.st 1788 by John & Josiah Boydell No. 90 Cheapside London.]
Engraving, rich impression. Sheet 335 x 520mm (13¼ x 20½"). Trimmed into image on all sides, laid on card.
A view of the world's first cast iron bridge built by Abraham (1750-89) in 1781, near his the ironworks of his grandfather, also Abraham (1678-1717), who first smelted iron ore with coke, an innovation that kick-started the Industrial Revolution by considerably reduced the coast of making iron. One of six engravings after paintings by George Robertson (1747-88).
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[An Iron Work, for Casting of Cannon; and a Boreing Mill, Taken from the Madeley side of the River Severn, Shropshire.]
[An Iron Work, for Casting of Cannon; and a Boreing Mill, Taken from the Madeley side of the River Severn, Shropshire.]
[G. Robertson pinxit. Lowry Sculpsit.]
[Published Feb.y 1.st 1788 by John & Josiah Boydell No. 90 Cheapside London.]
Engraving, rich impression. Sheet 335 x 520mm (13¼ x 20½"). Trimmed into image on all sides, laid on card.
A view of the world's first cast iron bridge built by Abraham (1750-89) in 1781, near his the ironworks of his grandfather, also Abraham (1678-1717), who first smelted iron ore with coke, an innovation that kick-started the Industrial Revolution by considerably reduced the coast of making iron. A waterwheel stands by the river. One of six engravings after paintings by George Robertson (1747-88).
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