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A steam train travelling on the London and Croydon Railway towards London Bridge. Tinted lithograph by E. Duncan, 1838.

  • Duncan, Edward, 1804-1882
Date
1st June 1838
Reference
36546i
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view A steam train travelling on the London and Croydon Railway towards London Bridge. Tinted lithograph by E. Duncan, 1838.

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Description

The railway line opened in 1839. In the distance the Greenwich Viaduct is shown: it had been constructed in 1834-1836 to carry the railway between London Bridge, Bermondsey and Deptford

Publication/Creation

London (105, Leadenhall Street), 1st June 1838.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, tinted ; image 28.3 x 49 cm

Lettering

View of the London and Croydon Railway. J. Gibbs. Engineer. From the deep cutting made through the hill at New Cross. Looking towards the Greenwich Railway. On stone by E. Duncan E.D. 1838.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36546i

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