The Opening of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, 1825

Made:
1949 in England
artist:
Terence Tenison Cuneo

Painting, oil on canvas, 'The Opening of the Stockton & Darlington Railway 1825', by Terence Cuneo, 1949. Depicts the steam locomotive 'Locomotion', driven by George Stephenson, hauling a train of chaldron wagons crowded with passengers, as a horse-drawn carriage and spectators race alongside.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1975-8500
Materials:
canvas and oil paint
Measurements:
Frame: 681 mm x 888 mm x 56 mm,
Image: 628 mm x 790 mm
type:
painting
taxonomy:
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