Watercolour showing Euston Arch and flanking buildings with figures in the foreground. Railway architecture symbolished the pride felt by railway directors in their enormous achievements. Philip Hardwick (1792-1870) designed the famous Euston Doric Arch in 1836 for the London & Birmingham Railway whose route had been selected by George Stephenson. The arch was demolished in 1962.
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