The bridge was designed by the English engineer William Tierney Clark in 1839, after Count István Széchenyi's initiative in the same year, with construction supervised locally by Scottish engineer Adam Clark (no relation). It is a larger scale version of William Tierney Clark's earlier Marlow Bridge, across the River Thames in Marlow, England.
It was funded to a considerable extent by the Greek merchant Georgios Sinas who had considerable financial and land interests in the city and whose name is inscribed on the base of the south western foundation of the bridge on the Buda side.
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marabu61 (9205) 2012-09-14 12:58
This is a pleasing picture of a well illuminated bridge. The framing and composition is pleasing to the eye.
I would have gone for a longer exposure though in order to turn the water nicely silky and smooth.
have a great weekend