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Three micromodels of famous historic locos [model] : 1. "Puffing Billy" 2. "Rocket" 3. "Locomotion".

London : Micromodels, Ltd., [1947]
Physical Description:
6 cards : col. ill. ; 10 x 14 cm + in paper envelope.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .M53 1950 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Dr. Robert V. Tauxe, Yale BA 1975, Yale MPH 1980
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
The Micromodels line was invented by Geoffrey Heighway.
Cover title.
At head of title: Three dimensional volumetric.
"Set H.1. 2'6, including purchase tax."
BAC: British Art Center copy in original printed paper envelope. Uncut and unassembled. Housed with 5 other Micromodels (call number GV 1199 .M53 1950).
Micromodels of three early English steam locomotives: "Puffing Billy" (1813), "Rocket" (1829), and "Locomotion" (1825). Pieces for the models are printed on 6 cards (each 10 x 14 cm)--two cards for each locomotive--to be cut out and assembled. The cards are enveloped in an illustrated wrapper, the interior of which includes detailed "constructional notes" and brief historical notices on the steam locomotives.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Railroad trains -- Design and construction.
Model railroads.
Miniature railroads.
Cut-paper works.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Heighway, Geoffrey.
Micromodels, Ltd.

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