[Architectural drawing with the words "Section of Westminister Bridge as [...] by labelye" in manuscript hand written on sheet with details of dimensions]
[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 3189 was formerly held with loose drawings at NLI MS 22,015 and NLI MS 22,016.
Physical description: 1 sheet : pencil, 32.5 x 20.1 cm..
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|PD AD 3189||
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