Magazine

2018/016

Copy of INDUSTRIES (a magazine) Forth Bridge Special Edition, February 1890

Description

Copy of INDUSTRIES (a magazine) Forth Bridge Special Edition, February 1890. It comprises 52 pages of text and photographs and 40 pages of advertisements. This edition is supplemented by a series of loose photographs:

  • Directors of the Forth Bridge Railway Company
  • View of the bridge as opened for traffic
  • General view of the bridge (1887)
  • Etchings of John Fowler, Benjamin Baker & William Arrol
  • Forth Bridge Portraits Issued by “Industries” to Commemorate the Opening of the Forth Bridge, March 4th 1890. This latter item contains images of 30 engineers and others associated with the bridge (interestingly some of these images are the same as those used to create the Forth Bridge Commemorative Portrait Group in the collection (2012/012))

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2018/016

Item Type

Short Description

Copy of INDUSTRIES (magazine) Forth Bridge Special Edition, February 1890

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

1890

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

343 x 285

Donor

Date Donated

May 2018

Materials

Ink on paper

Condition

Good: although front cover is frayed and disconnected from the rest of the magazine

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