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'The Last of the Coaches', c 1850.


'The Last of the Coaches', c 1850.
3 3 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm


Colour print by H, showing a train at a station about to depart with a Louth to London mail coach at the rear of the train. The expansion of the railway network led to the demise of the horse-drawn Royal Mail coach in the 1840s.

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