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Source:   An explanation of the works of the tunnel under the Thames from Rotherhithe to Wapping.


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A longitudinal section of about 40 feet of the Tunnel, with a side view of the shield, and the miners as well as the bricklayers at work. The sketch represents also the moving stage, with two floors, used by the miners to throw thereon, for removal, the earth they excavate; and where the bricks, cement and other materials, are placed in the readiness for the bricklayers.

Image ID: 1158872

A longitudinal section of about 40 feet of the Tunnel, with a side view of the shield, and the miners as well as the bri... (1836)


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:  A longitudinal section of about 40 feet of the Tunnel, with a side view of the shield, and the miners as well as the bricklayers at work. The sketch represents also the moving stage, with two floors, used by the miners to throw thereon, for removal, the earth they excavate; and where the bricks, cement and other materials, are placed in the readiness for the bricklayers.

Additional Name(s)

: Thames Tunnel Company -- Author

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item/Page/Plate

: Facing page 22

Source

: An explanation of the works of the tunnel under the Thames from Rotherhithe to Wapping.

Source Description

: 24 [i.e.31] p., [9] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., plan ; 11 x 14 cm.

Location

: Science, Industry and Business Library / Rare Books Division

Catalog Call Number

: VDCP (Thames Tunnel Company, London. Explanation of the works of the tunnel. 1836)

Digital ID

: 1158872

Record ID

: 451263

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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