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Tower Bridge, Stepney
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Tower Bridge, Stepney
Horace Jones's design for a bascule Tower Bridge, with an arched span between Gothic towers. The bascules would lift on chains like the drawbridge of a medieval castle. This print was one of a pair showing the bridge open and closed.
c1880
London Metropolitan Archives
Main Print Collection
Jones, Sir, Horace (1819-1887)
Sprague & Co.
lithograph
paper
40cms
river view
p5410636