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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

General Arrangement Drawing made at Swindon of Narrow Gauge Outside Cylinder Tank Engine for Metropolitan Railway

Additional Title(s):

Technical Drawing for Narrow Gauge Tank Engine

Date:
1863
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper mounted to canvas
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28 × 51 inches (71.1 × 129.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Extensively inscribed with notations and component measurements; inscribed in pen and red ink, center: "Note | No Pumps or Feedcocks were put on | as Injectors were used instead"; inscribed on verso in blue crayon, center right: "R9"

Lettered in pen and black ink, upper left: "GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY Co. | NARROW GAUGE TANK ENGINES | For METROPOLITAN RY. | Scale 1 ½ - 1 Foot"; lower right: "R | 37" lower right: "470"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, upper left: "Swindon 1863 E.B.C."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.30.44
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
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:4134
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