Thomas Rusell Crampton, English engineer, c 1860s.
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Lithograph of Crampton with facsimile autograph. Crampton (1816-1888) was a pioneer of locomotive construction and was responsible for the first succesful cros-channel submarine cable, between Dover and Calais, in 1851. He built the Berlin waterworks in 1855 and many railway systems. Dimensions: 370mm x 310mm.