York - a networker is bogied

Made:
1995 in York

Print, York, a Networker is bogied, by Wilfred Hardy GAvA, 1995. Print in colours depicting a British Rail Class 325 Networker unit, number 365535, being lowered onto its bogies at York Carriage Works. The unit, in Network SouthEast livery, is suspended from an overhead crane. Workers in blue overalls assist in placing the carriage in position. Descriptive text below reads "Published and issued in December 1995 to commemorate 111 years of rail vehicle manufacture at York and to mark the closure of the Holgate Road factory. This reproduction is one of a single limited edition of 850 copies signed by the artist." Inscribed "AP/850". At left is the logo for ABB, owners of the works at the time of its closure. There is a small reproduction of a pencil sketch depicting workers leaving the works on bicycles. Published by Richard Lucraft Limited Editions. Accompanied by two certificates of authentication, with a history of the works and biography of the artist. These are un-numbered.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1996-7284
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Richard Lucraft