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Navigation Inland Plate CCCLXXIX

Date: 1830-1842
Dimensions:
Overall: 273 x 210 mm, 0.008 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019708
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    Description
    This engraving featured in the 7th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1830 and 1842. The plate features eight illustrations relating to the use of bridges for inland navigation, including an overhead plan of a swing bridge; a side view plan of a draw bridge; a view of a raised draw bridge; and various bridge mechanisms. This engraving probably featured in the 7th edition ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature’ published in 1842.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Navigation Inland Plate CCCLXXIX

    Primary title: ENGRAVING OF INLAND BRIDGE SYSTEMS ENTITLED `NAVIGATION INLAND'

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