Hailfax, West Yorkshire, 1845.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Lithograph, drawn and lithographed by A F Tait showing Halifax, on the Manchester & Leeds Railway. In the 1830s, the construction of Britain's main railways began, and many commercial prints depicting the new lines, bridges and viaducts became available to the public. Printed by Day & Haghe, lithographers to the Queen.