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A trial journey on the first part of the underground railway in London. Wood engraving, 1862.

Date
1862

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Description

An experimental voyage made by shareholders on the first underground passenger railway in the world, in September 1862. The broad and narrow gauge tracks can be seen in the print. Passengers are raising their hats as the train enters Great Portland Street station

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image 17.2 x 21 cm

Lettering

Trial-trip on the Metropolitan (Underground) Railway: The train passing the Portland-Road station.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36583i

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Languages

  • English



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