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Proposed aqueduct to supply water to the western end of London from Denham: the route of the aqueduct

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Martin, John (1789-1854)
SOURCE: John Martin. A plan for abundantly supplying the metropolis with pure water, from the River Coln, forming at the same time a railway (London, 1834), pl. [1]

Proposed aqueduct to supply water to the western end of London from Denham: details of the rail-bed over the aqueduct

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Martin, John (1789-1854)
SOURCE: John Martin. A plan for abundantly supplying the metropolis with pure water, from the River Coln, forming at the same time a railway (London, 1834), pl. [2]

Lune Aqueduct carrying the Preston to Kendal Canal over the River Lune, Lancaster

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Rennie, John (1761-1821)
NOTES: John Rennie Senior engineered both the acqueduct and the canal it carries on five semi-circular arches. Alexander Stevens Senior was responsible for the design of the aqueduct which was completed by his son, Alexander Stevens (fl. 1796-1812) after his death in 1796.

Lune Aqueduct carrying the Preston to Kendal Canal over the River Lune, Lancaster

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Rennie, John (1761-1821)
NOTES: John Rennie Senior engineered both the acqueduct and the canal it carries on five semi-circular arches. Alexander Stevens Senior was responsible for the design of the aqueduct which was completed by his son, Alexander Stevens (fl. 1796-1812) after his death in 1796.

Trevi Fountain, Rome

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Salvi, Nicola (1697-1751)
NOTES: This image is one of many taken by Ivy de Wolfe, the pseudonym of Hazel de Cronin Hastings, of Italian subjects. Many of these appeared in the book 'The Italian Townscape' by Ivor de Wolfe (London, Architectural Press, 1963).

Fontana Maggiore, Piazza del Duomo, Perugia

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Boninsegna da Venezia

Palazzo Senatorio, Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome: left flank of the double staircase with the reclining figure of the Nile adorning the fountain basin

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Della Porta, Giacomo (1538-1602)
NOTES; This building is the official seat of the Mayor of Rome. The two colossal Roman statues representing the Nile and Tiber were formerly in Constantine's baths on the Quirinal Hill and were moved here by Michelangelo. The fountain basins were added in 1589 when the Acqua Felice aqueduct reached the hill.

Acqueduct, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

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Paxton, Sir Joseph (1803-1865)

Measured drawings of the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli (or Caroline Aqueduct), Valle di Maddaloni, near Caserta: plans of the arcades of each storey and elevation of the south facade

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Vanvitelli, Luigi (1700-1773)
NOTES: This aqueduct was constructed to bring water to the royal palace at Caserta. It was 38 km long, largely underground. The 'bridge' segment illustrated here is some 529 metres long and is 7 km from Caserta.
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