Tower Bridge

History • Engineering • Design

$49.99

A major new illustrated study of a remarkable piece of architecture and engineering, and one of Britain’s most iconic landmarks.

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ISBN: 9780500343494 Category:

Kenneth Powell

Description

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.

Additional information

Weight 1128 g
Dimensions 21.4 x 27.7 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 21 February 2019
Number of pages 192
Format Hardback
Dimensions 21.4 x 27.7 cm
Weight 1128 g

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