Balclutha Bridge 1867.

Date Created

1870

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 92/1338
a12319

Subject

Description

Thomson's bridge was swept away by the derelict Beaumont bridge when it floated down the river in the disastrous flooding of the Clutha in 1878.
Lower left (l.l.) with brush: J.T. Thomson 1870; u.r. in pencil: 9; on mount with brush: Balclutha Bridge 1867; on mount in pencil in donor’s hand: Opened 14 Oct 1868, James Macandrew. Destroyed when Beaumont Bridge came down in 1878 flood.

Extent

536 x 740 mm

Medium

watercolour & opaque white with scumble on pape

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Lennel Trust.
Given by the Hall-Jones family, Invercargill, 1992 [Given by Geoffrey Hall-Jones, John Hall-Jones & Gerard Hall-Jones, sons of the late Marjorie Hall-Jones, a granddaughter of John Turnbull Thomson].

Is Part Of

Thomson sketchbook volume 6

Files

a12319.jpg

Citation

Thomson, John Turnbull, “Balclutha Bridge 1867.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 1, 2023, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4851.