Lithograph of 'Taylor's Patent Steam Elephant', c 1861

Made:
1860-1862 in Liverpool
maker:
MacLure and MacDonald

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'Taylor's Patent Steam Elephant' / printed by MaClure, MacDonald and MacGregor, Liverpool. [undated,
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print; lithograph. 'Taylor's Patent Steam Elephant' / printed by Maclure, Macdonald and Macgregor, Liverpool. [undated, unsigned] depicts a steam elephant patented (Patent No 1575, 1860) by James Taylor (1817-1894), manufactured by James Taylor and Company of Britannia Iron Works, Cleveland Street, Birkenhead, pulling two flat trailers laden with timber; the steam elephant (type of steam locomotive) was exhibited at the International Exhibition, 1862.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1923-509
type:
steam locomotive
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • planographic print
credit:
Brown, J.B.

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