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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

Arrangement and Alterations to Tank and Brake Gear for Narrow Gauge Sandwich Framed Six Wheeled Tenders

Additional Title(s):

Technical Drawing for Narrow Gauge Railway Tender

Date:
1874
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, and pen and ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 1/2 × 49 1/2 inches (69.9 × 125.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Extensively inscribed with notations and component measurements; inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "16' Total length of Tank Inside | Capacity of Tank = 1822 Galls"; center left: "Holes colored Red countersunk on outside of Frame - | and Footstep plate"; center: "Wheels 4' 0" diameter - "; center: "Tank Full boat 3 Tons | Tank Empty boat nil - | Tool Box on Right side - | Wet Sand Box left - do - "; inscribed in pen and red ink, lower center: "Tenders Nos. 237 | 282 | 299 } Cut up July 1905. see Mr. Churchwards letter | Ref to corr: F.O.-3010 June 1905}"

"W.H.W.", 1874

Lettered in pen and black ink, upper right: "SCALE 1 ½ IN = 1 FOOTt"; lower right: "D|22"; lower right: "C.W.R. | Alteration to Tanks & Brake Gear Tenders - Nos. 175 to 182 - 231 to 260 | & 265 to 316 | WOLVERHAMPTON | DRAWING No. 599"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "March 1874 | W.H.W."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.30.45
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4135
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