Coloured engraving of Prior Park

Made:
1750 in London
maker:
Anthony Walker
and
R Wilkinson
Coloured engraving of Ralph Allen's Wagon-Way near Bath, early 18th century

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Coloured engraving of Ralph Allen's Wagon-Way near Bath, early 18th century
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Coloured engraving of Prior Park, the seat of Ralph Allen Esq, and the Wagon-Way near Bath, 1730s. Prior Park had grounds landscaped after consultation with the poet Alexander Pope. Engraved by Ant. Walker. Printed by R Wlikinson, 58 Cornhill, London. An example of the earliest known railway print.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1924-459
Materials:
hand coloured, line engraving and paper
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Great Western Railway