London Bridge

By NICHOLLS, Sutton, 1710 

The West Side of London Bridge — The East Side of London Bridge.

London British Isles
  • Author: NICHOLLS, Sutton
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Printed for & Sold by I. Smith in Exeter Exchange in the Strand
  • Publication date: 1710 [but 1724]
  • Physical description: Two engraved prospects on two joined sheets.
  • Dimensions: 565 by 890mm (22.25 by 35 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17871


London Bridge as seen from both the west and east sides, with a panel of descriptive text beneath: Historical Description of the great and admirable Bridge in the City of London over the River Thames”, accompanied by a poem London Bridge and the Stupendous Site, and Structure thereof…”, and a key.

First issued in 1710, but included in Joseph Smith’s Britannia Illustrata’, 1724. Sutton Nicholls (fl1680-1740) is known only by his work, which consisted of topographical engravings of London and Westminster, published by Philip Ayres, Henry Overton, David Mortier, John Bowles, and John Stow. 


  1. BM 1880,1113.1531