Artist's description:

This is an ornate Victorian footbridge across the river cut at Bedminster in Bristol utilising a square trellis beam construction hung from suspension structure with similar towers at each end.
The study was created by using a 6x6cm Rolleiflex camera held in a parallel plane to the structure and moved progressively along the length of the bridge with the trellis handrail as a common datum point. All of the trellis beam was captured for the entire length of the bridge from shore to shore.
The viewer is therefore presented with a unique documentation of the main feature of the structure as if traversing the bridge and viewing the trellis beam and the river and landscape seen through and beyond the trellis.

Materials used:

Digital archive print of Reynobond Aluminium backing

Gaol Ferry Bridge (2011)


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This artwork is sold by John Brooks from United Kingdom

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