Passengers in an open-top train during a thunder storm, c 1835.
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Print titled 'I send you an elementary line' by C Clark illustrating the perils of travelling on an open-top train during a thunder storm. As the passengers try to shelter under their umbrellas one man's is blown inside out, causing him to lose his top hat to the wind. To the left a woman and two men are fortunate to be accommodated in a covered part of the train.