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Richmond Bridge 20 b

Richmond Bridge 20 b

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1780

Shelfmark: Ktop XLI

Item number: 20 b

Genre: Topographical Print

View of Richmond Bridge showing river activity and the villas on Richmond Hill.

Built with Portland stone in 1774-7, to a design of James Paine and Kenton Couse, its elegant five-arch span and fine detailing quickly made it a landmark of Richmond. Widened in 1937, it is the oldest surviving Thames crossing.

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