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Crewe station, Cheshire, 1848.

Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam

Crewe station, Cheshire, 1848.
3 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm


Lithograph, drawn and lithographed by Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905), printed and published by Bradshaw & Blacklock, London and Manchester. Pasengers are shown on a platform, awaiting a train, while navvies are seen pushing a wagon along the tracks. During the early part of his career, Tait learned the technique of lithography and produced many detailed architectural prints. He went on to become a respected painter of animals and member of the American Hudson River School.

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