This magnificent shot of a magnificent bridge in Lisdoonvarna, County Clare was taken by Mr. French for the Lawrence Collection. The unusual structure fills that great height to perfection, and must have delighted the engineer who designed and constructed it?
The engineer (according to our contributors, the NIAH
) was John Hill, who built the structure in 1850...
Photographer: Robert French
Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection
Date: Catalogue range c.1865-1914
NLI Ref: L_CAB_00920
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons