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The shaft, from whence the Tunnel works are carried on, was built at Rotherhithe in the form of a tower, 50 feet in diameter, 42 feet in height, and 3 feet thick, at about 150 feet from the edge of the wharf, and it was sunk into its position by excavating the earth within.

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Names
Thames Tunnel Company (Author)
Collection

explanation of the works of the tunnel under the Thames from Rotherhithe to Wapping.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1836
Place Term: London
Publisher: W. Warrington, engraver and printer
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: VDCP (Thames Tunnel Company, London. Explanation of the works of the tunnel. 1836)
Topics
Tunnels -- England -- London
Thames Tunnel (London, England)
Genres
Engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 8899815
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13752528
UUID: 78dadd10-c62a-012f-2af3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The shaft, from whence the Tunnel works are carried on, was built at Rotherhithe in the form of a tower, 50 feet in diameter, 42 feet in height, and 3 feet thick, at about 150 feet from the edge of the wharf, and it was sunk into its position by excavating the earth within." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1836. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fceb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The shaft, from whence the Tunnel works are carried on, was built at Rotherhithe in the form of a tower, 50 feet in diameter, 42 feet in height, and 3 feet thick, at about 150 feet from the edge of the wharf, and it was sunk into its position by excavating the earth within." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fceb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1836). The shaft, from whence the Tunnel works are carried on, was built at Rotherhithe in the form of a tower, 50 feet in diameter, 42 feet in height, and 3 feet thick, at about 150 feet from the edge of the wharf, and it was sunk into its position by excavating the earth within. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fceb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The shaft, from whence the Tunnel works are carried on, was built at Rotherhithe in the form of a tower, 50 feet in diameter, 42 feet in height, and 3 feet thick, at about 150 feet from the edge of the wharf, and it was sunk into its position by excavating the earth within.