Showing the steel construction of the bridge before it was clad in stone. Fifteen views described as auto-lithographs in the book in which they appear (Stothert, Picturesque Bath 1881). Confused with tinted lithographs, The difference - a very regular printing pattern suggesting a mechanical original - is revealed under a strong glass. All the illustrations are printed in a distinctive wine-coloured ink, with a grey-brown tint.
Box A O7 IOB 1123
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Bath Central Library
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