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20.9 × 26.8 × 20.1 cm
printed in black (in image) l.l.: DIEU ET MON DROIT (in a banner)
printed in black l.l.: Cast iron 214 Wrought 46 tons
printed in black l.c.: A West View of the Iron Bridge at / SUNDERLAND / Begun 24th Sept (. under t) 1793 & Opened 9th Augt ( . under t) 1796
printed in black l.r.: Height 100 feet Span 236
printed in black on left side u.c.: REST IN HEAVEN. / There is an hour of peaceful rest / For mourning wand’rers given: / There is a tear for souls distrest - / A balm for every wounded breast / ‘Tis found above in Heaven!
printed in black on rear l.l.: R.SCOTT / Ye sea built castles Wonders of the deeps / ……your proud tops
printed in black on rear l.c.: SUNDERLAND / Life boat
printed in black on rear l.r.: N.B. / And here blush to See……. / One Vessel sacred to humanity……
printed in black on rear l.r.: Cockburn
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of John H. Connell, 1914
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display