�The Britannia Tubular and Menai Suspension Bridges�, Wales, c 1860.

UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 04: Lithograph drawn and lithographed by G Hawkins showing the two bridges built across the Menai Straits in the 19th century. The Menai Straits road bridge was designed by Thomas Telford (1757-1834) and was built between 1818 and 1826. The bridge deck was damaged by a gale in 1839 and the deck was replaced in 1893 with a steel one. The Britannia Tubular Bridge (foreground) was designed by Robert Stephenson (1803-1859) and was completed in 1850. It was constructed to carry trains across the Menai Straits from mainland Wales to Anglesey. Stephenson�s solution to the problem of how to carry the weight of trains pulling multiple carriages across the straits was to construct the bridge from rectangular iron tubes, through which the trains would run. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 04: Lithograph drawn and lithographed by G Hawkins showing the two bridges built across the Menai Straits in the 19th century. The Menai Straits road bridge was designed by Thomas Telford (1757-1834) and was built between 1818 and 1826. The bridge deck was damaged by a gale in 1839 and the deck was replaced in 1893 with a steel one. The Britannia Tubular Bridge (foreground) was designed by Robert Stephenson (1803-1859) and was completed in 1850. It was constructed to carry trains across the Menai Straits from mainland Wales to Anglesey. Stephenson�s solution to the problem of how to carry the weight of trains pulling multiple carriages across the straits was to construct the bridge from rectangular iron tubes, through which the trains would run. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
�The Britannia Tubular and Menai Suspension Bridges�, Wales, c 1860.
PURCHASE A LICENCE
How can I use this image?
$650.00
AUD
Please note: images depicting historical events may contain themes, or have descriptions, that do not reflect current understanding. They are provided in a historical context. Learn more.

DETAILS

Restrictions:
Contact your local office for all commercial or promotional uses.
Editorial #:
90778217
Collection:
SSPL
Date created:
01 January, 1860
Upload date:
Licence type:
Release info:
Not released. More information
Source:
SSPL
Object name:
10418099
Max file size:
3504 x 2825 px (29.67 x 23.92 cm) - 300 dpi - 4 MB