London Bridge

By NICHOLLS, Sutton, 1710 
£2,000
£1,600

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

Notes

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. 

Bibliography

  1. BM 1880,1113.1531
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