Lithograph by Brown & Whiting. The Trent Bridge was opened by John Manning, Mayor of Nottingham, on 25 July 1871. A three-span iron road bridge, the New Trent Bridge relaced an earlier many-arched stone structure. The main illustration of the bridge is surrounded by vignettes depicting (clockwise from top left): St Mary's Church; Nottingham Castle; Market Place, Nottingham; Old Trent Bridge.
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