The South East Prospect of the City of Bath, 1734

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The South East Prospect of the City of Bath, 1734
2 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 13cm

Description

One of the most detailed and atmospheric early engravings of a view of Bath. Samuel and Nathanial Buck del. et sculp. According to Klingender, Art and industrial Revolution, this view includes the earliest known representation of an English Railway, showing Ralph Allen's tramway to the wharf on the Avon at Widcombe.

Image Details

Artist / Photographer
 
Image Reference
 
26901
Collection Reference
 
Hunt Vol I p.3
Original Width (mm)
 
800
Original Height (mm)
 
335
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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