Opening of the Canterbury & Whitstable Railway, Kent, 3 May 1830.

Baynes, T M

Opening of the Canterbury & Whitstable Railway, Kent, 3 May 1830.
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

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Coloured lithograph by Thomas Mann Baynes showing a view from the tunnel over Canterbury showing the cathedral and the rear of the locomotive 'Invicta'. The Invicta was designed for the Canterbury & Whitstable line by Robert Stephenson (1803-1859). Stephenson also designed the 'Rocket' that became famous after winning the Rainhill Trials on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway in 1829. Printed by C Hullmandel and published by Henry Ward, Canterbury.

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