First Days of Steam

Made:
1954 in England
maker:
Terence Tenison Cuneo

Painting, oil on canvas, The First Days of Steam, by Terence Cuneo, 1954. Depicts an imaginary scene featuring Richard Trevithick's 1804 "Pen-y-Darren" locomotive with 2-2-2 locomotive "Cornwall", designed by his son Francis Trevithick and built for the London and North Western Railway in 1847, passing overhead on a bridge. Framed and glazed (perspex).

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1973-334
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
overall; frame: 772 mm x 900 mm x 37 mm,
overall; image: 623 mm x 752 mm
type:
painting
credit:
Trevithick, R E

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