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Trevi Fountain, Rome

RIBA14074
Salvi, Nicola (1697-1751)

Aqueduct, Carthage

RIBA16220
SOURCE: Fischer von Erlach. Entwurff einer historischen Architectur (Leipzig, 1725), book 2, pl. II

Bollington Aqueduct carrying the Macclesfield Canal over a road

RIBA17548
Brown, Thomas (fl. 1802-1830s)
NOTES: Work on this canal began at Bollington in 1826 and was completed at Hall Green in 1831. Its route was surveyed by Thomas Telford and its construction was engineered by William Crosley. The bridge was designed by the engineer Thomas Brown and was completed in 1828.

Barton bridge over the river Irwell

RIBA18785
Brindley, James (1716-1772)
SOURCE: John Aikin. A description of the country from thirty to forty miles round Manchester (London, 1795), before p. 113 NOTES: This bridge was part of an aqueduct which allowed a network of canals to be carried across roads and streams.

Aqueduct for a canal

RIBA18786
SOURCE: John Aikin. A description of the country from thirty to forty miles round Manchester (London, 1795), after p. 136

A pleasure boat crossing the Chirk Aqueduct on the Llangollen section of the Shropshire Union Canal

RIBA19055
Telford, Thomas (1757-1834)
NOTES: The Chirk aqueduct was completed in 1801 while the Shropshire Union Canal was officially opened in 1835.

Pont du Gard, Vers-Pont-du-Gard

RIBA19714
SOURCE: Carl Christian Schramm. Historischer Schauplatz (Leipzig, 1735), pl. 65

Topographical drawing of the 'New River' at Canonbury Grove, Islington, London

RIBA20224
Wright, Edward
NOTES: The New River is a water supply aqueduct which was completed in 1613 to bring drinking water from Hertfordshire to north London.

Roman aqueduct, Old Town, Segovia

RIBA20309
NOTES: The construction of the aqueduct follows the principles laid out by Vitruvius as he describes in his De Architectura published in the mid-first century
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