[Architectural drawing of a caisson with the words "section lengthways" and "section of end" in manuscript hand written on sheet; on verso are details of wooden construction, probably piles and a caricature sketch of two male heads in profile]
[by James Gandon].
|Main Creator:||Gandon, James, 1742-1823|
A caisson is a large watertight chamber, which is open at the bottom from which the water is kept out by air pressure and in which construction work may be carried out under water. They were often used to work on the foundations of a bridge or pier. PD AD 3186 - PD AD 3299 (8 loose leaves; 2 vols. of drawings, formerly held at NLI MS 22,015 and NLI MS 22,016) transferred to Department of Prints & Drawings in 2005.
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[n.d., between ca. 1770 and 1800]
PD AD 3188 was formerly held with loose drawings at NLI MS 22,015 and NLI MS 22,016.
Physical description: 1 sheet : pencil, 33.2 x 21 cm..
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|PD AD 3188||
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