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First locomotive passing Great Grimsby Church

Slide 28 of Life in England: in the past and in the present (lecture: Newton & Co., 110 slides, 1916-1924)

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Digital image copyright © 2017 John Hyett.

Type of image
drawing / painting / print
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
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Production process
photography, on glass substrate

The image shows an engraving which was published in the Illustrated London News of 15 April 1848, showing the inauguration of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway.


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