“Ink Photo” prints (5 No) of photographs taken during the construction of the Forth Bridge. The prints are:
1: A Caisson Ready to Launch.
2: Caisson just launched.
3: Vertical Columns of Fife Cantilever – March 1887.
4: Rivetting Cage for Lower Member.
5: Fife Cantilever from HMS “Devastation” – March 1889.
Each print is annotated at the bottom left with the words “Ink Photo, Sprague & Co, London”.
This item was loaned to South Ayrshire Council for an exhibition Spanning the Centuries Sir William Arrol’s Legacy in Steel, Stone, and Culture. Roselle House Museum & Galleries, Ayr. February – May 2023.