New London Bridge. Opened by King William & Queen Adelaide, August 1st 1831.


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.


c. 1831

Inventory Number


Physical Description

  • Colored etching of the new London Bridge, which was opened on August 1, 1831. The image shows the bridge lined with flags and a large crowd of people. Boats are on the water, holding more people and flags. A balloon is aloft in the sky above the bridge. Metallic dots have been adhered to parts of the scene for enhancement.
  • 'Printed & Published by John Fairburn. 44, Barbican, London.'

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Etching on Paper, Colored


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 21.4 × 31.1cm (8 7/16 × 12 1/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


ART-Prints, Original

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