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Edge Hill station, Liverpool, 1848.

Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam

Edge Hill station, Liverpool, 1848.
3 3 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm


Lithograph, drawn and lithographed by Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905), printed and published by Bradshaw and Blacklock, London and Manchester. Pasengers are shown on a platform, awaiting a train, while others prepare to board a train on the opposite platform. The Liverpool & Manchester Railway was designed by George Stephenson (1781-1848) and opened in September 1830. One of the first ever railway tunnels was built for the LNWR by William MacKenzie (1794-1851) at Edge Hill, Liverpool.

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