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Tribute to the memory of the late Joseph Pease, Esquire.

[Great Britain] : [publisher not identified], [1872?]
Physical Description:
1 print : wood engraving ; image 40 x 29 cm, on sheet 41 x 31 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2018 7h
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Doret, Yale BA 1968, and Linda Mitchell
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Title from letterpress caption at the foot of the print.
The wood-engraved image appears to have been printed from six blocks.
This print commemorates the British railway pioneer, Joseph Pease (1799-1872). A prominent Quaker, Pease founded the Stockton and Darlington Railway, served in Parliament for South Durham, and served as president of the Peace Society. Most of the image area depicts two kneeling men holding a framed portrait of Joseph Pease. The portrait may be reproduced from an engraving by Thomas Lewis Atkinson. An inset at bottom depictions Locomotion no. 1, the first steam locomotive to haul a passenger carrying train on a public railway. The inset is titled "S. & D.R. no. 1, 1825."
Subject Terms:
Locomotion (Steam locomotive)
Pease, Joseph, 1799-1872.
Railroads -- Great Britain.
Stockton and Darlington Railway.
Wood engravings -- 1872.
Memorial works.
Atkinson, Thomas Lewis, 1817-1889 or 1890.

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