C1842

Bridge-Water

Artist:

Louis Le Breton (1818 - 1866)

View of Bridgewater which was originally known as Green Point, with a coach arriving where the ferry connected over the deepest section of the river to the causeway. The first bridge at this point across the Derwent was opened in … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Bridge-Water

Date:

C1842

Artist:

Louis Le Breton (1818 - 1866)

Engraver:

Leon Jean Baptist Sabatier 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph hand coloured.
AUTHENTICITY
Bridge-Water - Antique Print from 1842

Genuine antique
dated:

1842

Description:

View of Bridgewater which was originally known as Green Point, with a coach arriving where the ferry connected over the deepest section of the river to the causeway.

The first bridge at this point across the Derwent was opened in 1849 and the town, which had been laid out on the southern side of the river, was moved to the northern bank. 

 Embossed blind stamp “Gide Editeur Paris” denoting that is from the original edition of “Voyage au Pole Sud”.

Biography:

Louis Le Breton (1818-1866)

Breton was French marine artist and was the official artist on board the voyage of exploration under the command of Dumont D’Urville. From 1847 he devoted himself mainly to depicting marine subjects for the French Navy.

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