On Tour With Thomas Telford

56a4ddcc57bcf.jpg Author Chris Morris
File size 21.8 MB
Year 2015
Pages 128
Language English
File format PDF
Category Architecture

Book Description:

A picture book - but what a picture book!' Canal and Riverboat 'Chris Morris brings to life through this vivid portfolio the bold inventiveness of a man whose genius can be appreciated as much for its artistry as its engineering vigour.

Born into poverty in the Scottish Border country in 1757, Thomas Telford rose to become a towering figure of the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the pre-eminent engineer of his day. Incorporating material from the author's earlier book Thomas Telford's Scotland, this new edition is a visual celebration of Telford's architectural and engineering legacy, from the mighty Menai Bridge to the harbours, manses and chapels of the remote Scottish Highlands.


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