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.

'Entrance of the Railway at Edge Hill', 1833.

Hughes, S G

'Entrance of the Railway at Edge Hill', 1833.
3 7 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 29cm

Description

Coloured aquatint by S G Hughes after Thomas Talbot Bury (1811-1877). This tunnel, which ran from Edge Hill to Lime Street, Liverpool, was designed by the engineer, William MacKenzie (1794-1851), and was one of the first railway tunnels ever constructed. The Liverpool & Manchester Railway was designed by its chief engineer, George Stephenson (1781-1848) and opened in September 1830. Published by Ackermann & Co, 96 Strand, London.

Image Details

Artist
 
Image Ref.
 
10302129

© NRM / Pictorial Collection / 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