A view of the bridge now building over the Thames at Vauxhall.
In 1800 George Dance junior, the City’s Clerk of the Works, commissioned William Daniell (1769-1837) to paint in oils and make an official aquatint for his grandiose scheme for improving the Port of London. This artistic success inspired Daniell to publish a series of coloured aquatint river views. This view depicts the Vauxhall Bridge (the bridge was eventually opened in 1816, after a number of setbacks).
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Image size 400 x 770mm. Framed size 690 x 1030 mm Coloured aquatint. Fine condition. Presented in handmade gold leaf frame.