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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
Holmes, H, artist
Bartlett, W H
Victorian mug with transfer print of Clifton Suspension Bridge on front and "Thomas Symons / Newnham" in gold. Interior has image of a child reading a newspaper, smoking a pipe with the caption "Our Early Days / Now I'm a Grandfather" and includes two moulded figures of frogs.
Pountney & Co.
Part of tea set, (see refs. 018 - 022).
Marked 'foreign 2095'