Victoria Bridge, Tyne & Wear, 1838.

Hawkins, G

Victoria Bridge, Tyne & Wear, 1838.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Description

Coloured lithograph by G Hawkins after J W Carmichael. Built by Durham Junction Railway at a cost of £40,338, the Victoria Bridge crosed the River Wear between Washington and Penshaw, Tyne & Wear. The bridge opened on 28 June 1838, the day of Queen Victoria's Coronation, hence its name. It was modelled on a Roman bridge at Alacantara in Spain.

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