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Blackpool-Manchester train, near Kirkham, Lancashire, 1865.

Ellis, Cuthbert Hamilton

Blackpool-Manchester train, near Kirkham, Lancashire, 1865.
1 8 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 10cm


'Travel in 1865'. Oil painting by Cuthbert Hamilton Ellis, made in 1951, for a British Railways, London Midlands Region (BR/LMR) carriage print. The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, stretched from Liverpool on the west coast to Goole, Yorkshire, in the east, and was renamed after the Manchester & Leeds Railway acquired eight smaller companies in 1847. This was one of a series of paintings commisioned for carriage prints by George Dow, advertising manager of BR/LMR during the 1950s.

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