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Description - The Clifton Suspension Bridge, Nr Bristol (image of at least 110 years ago.) was made possible by a large donation of 1000 by a local wine merchant named William Vick. It has always been completely financed by tolls - it was one penny to walk across in 1864. I drove over it a couple of years ago - it was fifty pence (2014).
Date - 1905
Size in mm (approx) - 138 X 88
Publisher - J.B. & S.C Avonvale Series
Publisher's Card No.
Used: A d green stamp of Edw VII - Cancelled BRISTOL JY 4 05 - addressed to Toddington Nr Babcary, Somerton, Somerset
Condition - An excellent quality printing (possibly German) with slight wear to the corners
Further Information - This very charismatic bridge was opened to the public in 1864, having taken 33 years in the making. It spans the Avon Gorge and the River Avon, being 250 feet above high water level.


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