Steam locomotive 'Hibernia', 1834.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured drawing inscribed: 'Locomotive Engine with Tender, of Messrs, Sharp, Roberts and Co's Construction'. The locomotive was built in Manchester for the Dublin & Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire) Railway in Ireland. The railway, which opened in 1834, was the first to be built in Ireland.