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Sandown Bridge, Isle of Wight

Sandown Bridge, Isle of Wight

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1796

Shelfmark: K top Vol 15

Item number: 37

Length: 13.7

Width: 20

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

View of Sandown on the eastern coast of the Isle of Wight. The name Sandown is derived from its geographic position on a sandy river plain, and Sandown Bay is well known for its five miles of sandy beach and it became a popular seaside resort in the 19th century. Sandown was originally known as Sandham and was a small fishing village.

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