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Print showing Hotwell House and the Clifton Piers
GB 3493 120 · Item · 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.

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GB 3493 192 · Item · 1865

The ode is headed with an image of Clifton Suspension Bridge and accompanied by lists of the military, bridge and civic processions. It was originally printed by Jeffries & Sons, (machine printers and lithographers), in 1864 and was republished by J. Hayward and presented gratis with Hayward's Illustrated Family Almanack for 1865.

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