BRIDGE ROCHESTER, MEDWAY,- EAST KENT RAILWAY 1856 PRINT

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: May 23, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

ANTIQUE PRINT - TITLE:

THE BRIDGE, ROCHESTER, EAST KENT RAILWAY

This item is a charming antique black and white print made in 1856 from an engraving, and is on a page from the August 16th issue of

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS .

Genuine 155 years old print page. It shows 3 views in strips: The captions read: Rochester old bridge (shows a castle and the bridge) New iron bridge at Rochester; The bridge, Rochester, East Kent Railway. The article included in the sale describes the area in detail and the opening of the new iron bridge over the Medway at that time in 1856, and is on the reverse side of the page.

( Unrelated text is also on both sides )

Suitable for framing . The print itself is sharp and clear.

Would make a nice gift for anyone with a connection to the subject..

Sent in a postal tube rolled in tissue.

clean and good, but this item has been around since 1856!

Paypal preferred, but postal orders, money orders etc accepted

Size of print - 11 x 15 inches with a border. Page size 11 x 16 inches

NOTE ON THE ORIGIN OF THESE ENGRAVINGS

These prints from an engraving were run off from a hard wood or metal engraved plate, which took considerable time to complete, and commanded great skill. The numbers printed off depended
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