The Menai Suspension Bridge

John Wheeley Gough Gutch1857

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View looking out across a suspension bridge. There four groups of suspension cables running over the bridge. The bridge is divided into two roads, each of which passes through an arch set into the base of a tower in the middle of the bridge. A second tower is visible in the distance.


  • Title: The Menai Suspension Bridge
  • Creator: John Wheeley Gough Gutch
  • Date Created: 1857
  • Location Created: Anglesey, Wales
  • Physical Dimensions: 14.9 × 20.2 cm (5 7/8 × 7 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Salted paper print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.283.41
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: John Wheeley Gough Gutch (British, 1806 - 1862)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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