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Goods Shed, Bristol, Great Western Railway, 1846.

Bourne, John Cooke

Goods Shed, Bristol, Great Western Railway, 1846.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Lithograph, drawn and lithographed by John Cooke Bourne (1814-1896). Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859) was appointed chief engineer of the GWR in March 1833, with the task of building a railway to link London and Bristol. The first section, opened in 1838, went from London to Taplow, Buckinghamshire, before finally reaching Bristol in 1841. Printed by C F Cheffins.

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