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Creator:
Terence Tenison Cuneo, 1907–1996, British
Commissioned by British Railways, 1948–1997, British
Printed by Waterlow & Sons, British
Title:
Track Laying by Night
Date:
1948
Medium:
Lithograph on medium, smooth, beige wove paper affixed to thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions:
Mount: 40 7/16 x 49 15/16 inches (102.7 x 126.8 cm), Sheet: 39 3/16 x 48 13/16 inches (99.6 x 124 cm), Image: 37 5/8 x 48 inches (95.5 x 121.9 cm), and Image: 33 1/8 x 48 inches (84.2 x 121.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "246"; inscribed in graphite, lower left on back: "B622 230"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "[?IR1513/11]"

Lettered lower left within image: ".CUNEO."; lettered lower left: "BRITISH RAILWAYS" (encircled within a logo); lettered lower left to lower right: "TRACK LAYING BY NIGHT"; lettered lower right: "BRITISH RAILWAYS" (encircled within a logo); lettered lower left: "PUBLISHED BY THE RAILWAY EXECUTIVE (A.R. 1112)"; lettered lower center: "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN"; lettered lower right: "WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON & DUNSTABLE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© National Railway Museum / SSPL
Accession Number:
B2004.18.2
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | building | carriages | cars | cityscape | construction | genre subject | historical subject | infrastructure | labor | laborers | lamps | night | pick | railroad | railway | smoke | station | steam | steel | tools | tracks | trains | transport | work | wrench
Associated Places:
Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53373
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