Key Bridge or Old Bridge, Bath c.1755
2 8 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 20cm

Key Bridge or Old Bridge, Bath c.1755

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Description

Key (quay or kay) Bridge or Old Bridge was the entrance to the city from the South. The area was the main commercial wharf to Bath. Repaired and widened in 1754, Robins includes the length and width of the bridge on the reverse. Verso inscription: Length of Bath Bridge 46 yds 1.3ft, width of pavement 5.3ft and width of causeway 6 yds 4.3ft. Pencil & wash; inscribed No. 22. This sketch was later engraved. From a collection of 45 sketches of Bath by Thomas Robins the Elder (1716-1770). By kind permission of V&A Images.
 

Image Reference

13053
 

Artist / Photographer

Robins, Thomas
 

Collection Reference

2006AA3599
 

Original Width (mm)

300
 

Original Height (mm)

200
 

Collection Location

V & A Museum
 

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