C1885

QLD-The Fitzroy-Bridge, Rockhampton.

Artist:

(1851 - 1942)

Scarce engraving of the original Fitzroy Bridge, Rockhampton. The Fitzroy Bridge was a suspension bridge that spanned the Fitzroy River in Rockhampton from 1881 until it was demolished in 1956. Designed by Frederick John Byerley and construction commenced in March … Read Full Description

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S/N: AS-QC-850921149–400287
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Full Title:

QLD-The Fitzroy-Bridge, Rockhampton.

Date:

C1885

Artist:

(1851 - 1942)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

237mm 
x 170mm
AUTHENTICITY
QLD-The Fitzroy-Bridge, Rockhampton. - Antique View from 1885

Genuine antique
dated:

1885

Description:

Scarce engraving of the original Fitzroy Bridge, Rockhampton.

The Fitzroy Bridge was a suspension bridge that spanned the Fitzroy River in Rockhampton from 1881 until it was demolished in 1956. Designed by Frederick John Byerley and construction commenced in March 1877. It was officially opened on 1 January 1881. Prior to it being built, residents were ferried across the river on a steam ferryboat.

From the original edition of the Australasian Sketcher.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: A/S21/09/85/149

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