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Creator:
unknown artist, ( Smart & Reeve )
after unknown artist, ( S. Bourne )
Title:

Locomotive Engine and Train of the Birmingham and Liverpool Rail Road

Date:
1825
Medium:
Aquatint on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 24 5/8 inches (21 × 62.5 cm), Plate: 7 7/8 × 24 3/8 inches (20 × 61.9 cm), and Image: 4 11/16 × 22 7/8 inches (11.9 × 58.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "u/u/q"

Lettered, lower center: "This Plate of the Locomotive Engine and Train is Dedicated to the Proprietors of the Birmingham & Liverpool Rail Road by their obedient Servants | S & J Fuller. | 1st Waggon, Bags of Corn; 2nd Waggon, Hay; 3rd & 4th Waggon, Soldiers; 5th Waggon, Cannon; 6th Waggon, Baggage; 7th Waggon, Fat Cattle; 8th Waggon, Crates of Earthen-Ware; &c. | London Published by S & J Fuller; 34 Rathbone Place, March 30th 1825."; lettered, lower left: "Drawn by S. Bourne."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Smart & Reeves"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9651
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25816
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