Blisworth Cutting from above

Made:
1838
artist:
John Cooke Bourne
Blisworth railway cutting, 1838

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Blisworth railway cutting, 1838
Science Museum Group Collection
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Wash drawing, Blisworth Cutting from above, Sept. 1838, by John Cooke Bourne. Depicts the view looking north along the cutting towards a viaduct in the distance, during the construction of the London and Birmingham Railway. A hand operated rail crane sits on a temporary railway running across the top of the cutting.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1990-7234
type:
wash drawing
credit:
British Rail, Records Office