Description of the Mayor's First Passing the Old Bridge

This page contains the first time in print of a Rowley work by Chatterton. It also contains various manuscript copies. 

Bristol Bridge Rebuilt 1768

Before (a long time before) and after images of Bristol Bridge.

The replacement of the old bridge certainly fired Chatterton's imagination.

Under construction - it's only a start - go on Collaborate. (.Q.) ready by 7th / 09 /2020

18th century manuscript copy of Description of the Mayor's first Passing over the old bridge, tipped into a 1794 edition Rowley's Poems.

1794 edition of Chatterton's Poems, annotated with MS. Description of the Mayor's first passing over the old bridge
1794 edition of Chatterton's Poems, annotated with MS. Description of the Mayor's first passing over the old bridge

George Catcott Transcript  soon

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