Coronavirus (COVID-19) While museums are closed, the Science and Society Picture Library prints site is fully operational and we have added an FAQ page here.

'View of the Viaduct over the Sankey Canal', 19th century.

Benson, W

'View of the Viaduct over the Sankey Canal', 19th century.
2 8 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 20cm

Description

Lithograph by W Benson. View of Sankey Viaduct on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. The line between Liverpool and Manchester was 31 miles (50 km) long and was built under the supervision of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway's chief engineer George Stephenson (1781-1848). Opened on 15 September 1830, it was the world's first intercity railway.

Image Details

Artist
 
Image Ref.
 
10419798

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas