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'North Star' pulling second clas carriages, 1833.

Hughes, S G

'North Star' pulling second clas carriages, 1833.
2 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 16cm


Coloured lithograph engraved by S G Hughes after an aquatint by Isaac Shaw, showing the locomotive North Star hauling second clas carriages (for outside pasengers) on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. This is a detail of a work by Shaw that contrasts first clas and second clas travel on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, the world's first inter-city railway. First clas pasengers were offered enclosed carriages. Published by Ackermann & Co, Strand, London.

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