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Print showing Hotwell House and the Clifton Piers

  • GB 3493 120
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  • c.1843 - 1853

The print shows Brunel's 'suspended traveller'. This was a basket car which hung from an iron bar and was designed to help workmen cross the gorge during construction. On 27th September 1836, Brunel made the first successful crossing. Members of the public paid a fee to travel across. The suspended traveller was in place from 1836 to 1853.

Willis, W, artist

Print of Hungerford Suspension Bridge

  • GB 3493 145
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  • c. 1845 - 1862

Coloured engraving showing Hungerford Suspension Bridge. Engraved by T H Shepherd and H S Barnard for Read & Co.'s "Mighty London" series.

Barnard, H S

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