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Tower Bridge : history, engineering, design

By: Powell, Kenneth

0500343497 / 9780500343494
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27 cm 192 pages : illustrations (colour)
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Tower Bridge, close to the Tower of London, is one of the best-known and most recognizable bridges in the world.

Opened on 30 June 1894, this combined suspension and bascule bridge was designed by architect Sir Horace Jones and engineer Sir John Wolfe Barry.

This new book, published to mark the 125th anniversary of its opening, will explore the history of the bridge, set it into the context of the River Thames and its crossings, and will, above all, focus on its design and construction.

Highly illustrated with old and new images, from material held in the London Metropolitan Archives to specially commissioned photographs, Tower Bridge: History * Engineering * Design is a major new illustrated study of a remarkable piece of architecture and engineering.


1DBKESL London, Greater London, AMGD Memorials, monuments, TNCJ Bridges

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