'OPENING OF A NEW IRON BRIDGE OVER THE OUSE AT BEDFORD' by 'THE GRAPHIC' (Oct 1884)
An interesting late 19th century wood engraving from The Graphic (October 25th, 1884) showing various views of Bedford -- including the Grammer School and River Ouse -- at the time of the opening of the new bridge.
First published by William Luson Thomas in December 1869, 'The Graphic' was a popular illustrated newspaper which rivaled 'The Illustrated London News'. Its influence on the art world, in particular, was immense, attracting such admirers as Vincent Van Gogh and Hubert von Herkomer.
- This is an original wood engraving with later hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 22.8cms by 21.8cms (including title).
- The engraving is in very good condition with decent margins. There are a few creases in the paper. 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 130 years old.