Item 41 - Postcard showing Clifton Suspension Bridge from the Clifton side

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GB 3493 AA/3/41


Postcard showing Clifton Suspension Bridge from the Clifton side


  • c. 1950-1970 (Creation)

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1 colour postcard

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Printed on reverse: "This fine bridge crosses the Avon Gorge with a single span of 702 feet, at a height of 245 feet above high water. Its total weight is 1,500 tons and it is estimated to be capable of supporting a weight of nine tons per square inch. Designed and begun by Brunel in 1832, it was not completed until 1864"

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Description created by Ian Johncock, volunteer, on 22 February 2023.




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