Russell Collection

Made:
1947-1955

A collection of photographs by R T Russell, approximately 184 glass plate negatives and 21 safety film negatives covering industrial locomotives in Britain, c 1947 to 1955.

This collection features photographs of British industrial locomotives in the years after the Second World War and includes images of privately built engines in service with the National Coal Board and private concerns. Many of the images include railway workers.

Details

Category:
Photographic Collections (Railway)
Object Number:
1996-7893
Materials:
cellulose acetate and glass
Measurements:
safety film negatives: 4 in x 2 1/2 in
glass plate negatives: 4 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in
type:
photographs
taxonomy:
  • visual works
  • photographs
  • negatives

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