Drawing of early carriages on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway

Made:
1830-1835
maker:
Crane, W.

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Lithograph titled 'Sketch of the carriages on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway' and subtitled 'First Class and mail' and 'Cattle and Goods', by W. Crane, Chester, c 1830.

The Liverpool and Manchester Railway used different styles of carriage for people and goods. Lithographs of this type were popular with many produced to celebrate the early railways. These images provide a visual record of the technology of the early railways and of social change.

Details

Identifier:
YA2005.96
Access:
Open access.