Measured drawings of the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli (or Caroline Aqueduct), Valle di Maddaloni, near Caserta: section and elevation of the principal bay and two bays to its left

RIBApix ref no RIBA85984
Architect/DesignerVanvitelli, Luigi (1700-1773)
Artist/PhotographerHardwick, Thomas (1752-1829)
CountryItaly
CityValle di Maddaloni
Subject Date1769
Image Date1778
ViewExterior
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSB55/4(2)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This aqueduct was constructed to bring water to the royal palace at Caserta. It was 38 km long, largely underground. The 'bridge' segment illustrated here is some 529 metres long and is 7 km from Caserta.

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aqueducts