'The Constable on the Great Western Railway who was run over...', 1835.
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'The Constable on the Great Western Railway who was run over by the train whilst taking his tea'. Ink cartoon by Charles Alexander Saunders (1796-1864), first secretary of the Great Western Railway 1833-1863. A man is being run over by a train: a satirical comment on the autocratic attitude of the railways to their pasengers.