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View of the Highgate Archway

View of the Highgate Archway

Aquatinter: Hill, J

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1813

Shelfmark: Ktop XXX

Item number: 1-1-h

Genre: Topographical Print

The Highgate Archway Road was constructed in the early 19th century to ease the strain of increased traffic on Highgate Hill. The original aqueduct-style archway was designed by John Nash in 1812, although the present bridge dates from 1897/1900.

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