Watford Embankment. Nov 6th 1837

Made:
1839
artist:
John Cooke Bourne

Lithograph, view of the London and Birmingham Railway when in course of construction by J. C. Bourne, published 1839. ‘Watford Embankment. Nov 6th 1837’. Shows fields, trees, sheep and a river to the foreground with the railway line visible from the centre of the image out to the right edge. Showing a locomotive, carriages and people. Railway viaduct also visible. Buildings, rooftops and a chimney to the centre left of the image behind a group of trees. Published as plate XII ‘View of the Watford Embankment, looking N.W.: Shewing the valley, with the River Colne, and part of the town of Watford. November 1837’, in ‘Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, by J. C. Bourne, with an historical and descriptive account by John Britton’, London : J. C. Bourne; Ackermann & Co.; C. Tilt, 1839 (inv. 1999-7495 / 2000-7644 / 2000-7769). Titles and text as given in published volume, no text on print.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1900-3/5
Materials:
lithograph and paper
type:
print