C1883

Swing-Bridge, Latrobe River, Near Sale.

Colonial engraving of the Sale swing bridge designed by John Grainger and built in 1883. It was the first movable bridge built in Victoria, it is 45 metres long, and swings on cylindrical steel columns. From the original edition of … Read Full Description

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S/N: AS-VC-831219221A–222144
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Full Title:

Swing-Bridge, Latrobe River, Near Sale.

Date:

C1883

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

230mm 
x 165mm
AUTHENTICITY
Swing-Bridge, Latrobe River, Near Sale. - Antique View from 1883

Genuine antique
dated:

1883

Description:

Colonial engraving of the Sale swing bridge designed by John Grainger and built in 1883. It was the first movable bridge built in Victoria, it is 45 metres long, and swings on cylindrical steel columns.

From the original edition of the The Australasian Sketcher.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: A/S19/12/83/221

Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902)

Cooke was a painter, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator. Throughout his career he worked for many of the Illustrated newspapers, such as the Illustrated Sydney News, Illustrated Australian News, The Australasian Sketcher and The Leader. He was also well known for a series of birds eye views of a number of Australian cities and towns.

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