'BEDFORD BRIDGE' (plate I) by R. Godfrey / F. Grose c.1772

'BEDFORD BRIDGE' (plate I) by R. Godfrey / F. Grose c.1772
SKU: beds/bebr/gros/001

A charming late 18th century view of Bedford Bridge (and Prison*,) within a page of descriptivel text, which engraved by R. Godfrey and published in Francis Grose's The Antiquities of England & Wales (London: S. Hooper, 1773-1787).

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 1cms by 20.3cms including text. The text continues on the reverse.
  • The engraving is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame acid free mount. (both sides of the page are displayed).
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  • Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.

It was during his incarceration in Bedford Prison that John Bunyan (1628-1688) wrote his classic, The Pilgrim's Progress.