'BEDFORD BRIDGE. PLATE II.' by S. Godfrey / F. Grose c.1773

'BEDFORD BRIDGE. PLATE II.' by S. Godfrey / F. Grose c.1773
SKU: beds/bebr2/gros/001

A charming late 18th century engraving of Bedford Bridge (and Prison*), with historical text, which appeared 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 15.4cms by 21.5cms including text.
  • 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.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.

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