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Stevens, Thomas, 1828–1888
The present time : 60 miles an hour.
Coventry : Thomas Stevens, [1879]
Physical Description:
1 silk picture : color ; 6 x 15 cm, on mount 14 x 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK9002.S8 P72 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Visual Materials
"Woven in silk by Thomas Stevens, inventor and manufacturer, Coventry and London, (registered)."
"This title embraces several landscape views of trains. The first version was originally issued in 1879, at the York Exhibition, under the title Stephenson's 'Triump' ... ; but by mid-August 1879 the same view of the Lord Howe engine with two coaches was issued under the new title The present time ..."--Godden.
Chronicles the run of George Stephenson's train on September 27, 1825, from Stockton to Darlington.
A woven picture, machine-embroidered on silk.
Date from Godden.
Godden, G. Stevengraphs and other Victorian silk pictures, 50
Includes printed advertisement, on reverse of the mount, for other subjects in the series of Stevengraph pure silk woven pictures.
Subject Terms:
Railroads -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Silk pictures -- Specimens.
Steam locomotives -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Stephenson, George, 1781-1848.
Stockton and Darlington Railway.
Embroidery (visual works)

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