The Laying of the Foundation Stone of New London Bridge by Richard Dighton

The laying of the foundation stone of New London Bridge, 15th June 1825.


Watercolour on paper
Art Fund grant:
£3,375 ( Total: £13,500)
Acquired in:
Daniel Shackleton

A coffer dam was erected and an arena fitted out. The Duke of York was present and 2,000 spectators.

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Guildhall Library Aldermanbury, LONDON London EC2V 7HH 020 7332 1868

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