London, South Kensington
2 March 2000
Christian Friederich Boetius (1706-1782)
Prospect der in gantz Europa vortreffichsten Königl Elb-Brcken. Zwischen Neustadt und Dresden
engraving and etching, circa 1735 from Historischer Schaumplatz der merkwudigsten Bruken in der vier Hauptteilen der Welt, laid paper, trimmed to image, 10 folds, some restoration to bottom edge, slight staining, general condition good
S. 82 x 14in (208.5 x 35.5cm)
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This print by Boetius was taken directly from the architectural drawing's of J.A.Richter who built the bridge in 1731.
Like much of Dresden, this bridge was destroyed by Allied bombing during World War II.
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