Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Straits taken during its construction in 1848

Made:
1849 in Camberwell
printer:
Day and Son

Lithograph, Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Straits taken during its construction in 1848, by S Russell. Depicts the construction of the iron tubes which carried the Chester and Holyhead Railway over the Menai Straits to Anglesey. In the background are the partially completed piers of the bridge, covered in scaffolding. Printed by Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen. Published by S Russell, 5 Samuel Place, Albany Road, Camberwell, London. 20 February 1849.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1975-8578
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • planographic print
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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