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The Crazy Bridge

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1942 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Keighley, Alexander, born 1861 - died 1947 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carbon print

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 358

Physical description

Monochrome photograph mounted on card depicting a figure walking across a stone archway bridge between two sheer cliff faces.


1942 (photographed)


Keighley, Alexander, born 1861 - died 1947 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Carbon print

Marks and inscriptions

'Royal Photographic Society/ Alexander Keighley Collection 1948/ Title: The Crazy Bridge/ Process: Carbon/ Date: 1942/ No. 180'
Printed and completed in ink on verso.


Width: 505 mm mount, Height: 400 mm mount

Descriptive line

Photograph by Alexander Keighley, 'The Crazy Bridge', carbon print, 1942


Carbon process; Photography


Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Landscapes


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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