Headed notepaper satirising railway mania, 1845.
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'Can you tell me how to make £10,000 HONESTLY in Railways?'. One of four satirical sketches used for headed notepaper satirising the speculative investment fever of the railway mania that took place between 1945 and 1946. This fever resulted in riches for some and losses for others. Printed by Rock and Co (London), taken from the Dendy Marshall collection.