Bridge of St. Martin - Toledo

Accession Number
2000/2.143.5

Title
Bridge of St. Martin - Toledo

Artist(s)
J. Craig Annan

Artist Nationality
British (modern)

Object Creation Date
1913

Medium & Support
photogravure on paper

Dimensions
12 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 9/16 in (31.59 cm x 23.02 cm x 1.43 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952

Subject matter
This image depicts the Bridge of St. Martin in Toledo, Spain. The bridge features large towers, arches, and is one of only a handful of similar remaining structures of its kind. In the foreground, horse-drawn wagons appear parked, while men work around them. In the background, a large construction project is visible. The horses and men in the foreground appear miniscule compared to the medeival architecture behind them.

Physical Description
A photograph of the Bridge of St. Martin in Toledo, Spain. In the foreground, J. Craig Annan has captured horse-drawn wagons and men working, with the impressive architecture of the bridge set as the backdrop behind the figures. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Cityscapes
Figures
arches
architecture (discipline)
bridges
bridges (built works)
buildings
cart
construction sites
horse-drawn vehicles
horses
towers (building divisions)

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