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Young, William Weston, 1776–1847
Illustrations of the Great Western & Bristol & Exeter Railways / prepared from actual survey by W. W. Young, engineer ; with letter press descriptions.
[Bristol] : [Published by John Wright], [ca. 1835]
Physical Description:
[3] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 27 x 37 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 39
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title from publisher's original printed wrappers.
Date of publication from Abbey. Publisher and place of publication from plates.
Lithographs by Louis Haghe; after W.W. Young. Printed by Day & Haghe.
Lithographed throughout.
At head of cover title: "Part 1." No other parts were published.
"Subscribers copy."--Cover.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 412
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Plates uncolored; plates 1 and 2 marked "proof". Stitched, in publisher's original printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Bristol (England) -- Pictorial works.
Bristol and Exeter Railway -- Pictorial works.
Day & Haghe -- Printer.
Great Western Railway (Great Britain) -- Pictorial works.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1835.
Railroads -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Transportation -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Wright, J., -- Publisher.
Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885, lithographer.
Day & Haghe, printer of plates.

  • Entrance of the Great Western Railway into Bristol
  • Bristol and Exeter Railway with train of carriages approaching Bristol
  • Great Western Railway, Kelston Bridge near Bath.

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