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Antiek bronzen sculptuur Britannia Tunnel Theems Marc Brunel

Antique bronze sculpture Britannia as river goddess to commemorate the knighthood of Sir Marc Brunel in 1841. Marc Brunel was a French-émigré engineer and inventor who solved the historic problem of underwater tunneling. This sculpture is picturing Britannia with trident, the Thames Tunnel, a globe, instruments and a paddle wheel. The hexagonal form at the base is almost certainly a simplified representation of the tunnel-boring apparatus invented by Sir Marc Brunel to dig under the Thames
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Datum 1841-1845
Materiaal Patinated bronze
Herkomst France, probably an order for an English client.
Afmetingen (cm) H. 51.5 cm x L. 35 cm. x W. 22.5 cm.
Afmetingen (inches) H. 20.2 inch x L. 13.8 inch x W. 8.9 inch.
Conditie Very good.
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Antiek bronzen sculptuur Britannia Tunnel Theems Marc Brunel