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Opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, 1830.

Shaw

Opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, 1830.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

This engraving shows crowds gathered to witnes the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway on 15 September 1830. At the rear is a large Moorish arched bridge, which spans the railway tracks and is decorated with flags. Engraving by Shaw.

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