Trains Snowed Up

Made:
1860 in Canada
photographer:
William Notman
'Trains snowed up'
      A photograph of a train fitted with a snowplough stuck in a snowdrift

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'Trains snowed up' A photograph of a train fitted with a snowplough stuck in a snowdrift
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A photograph entitled 'Trains Snowed Up', taken by William Notman in 1860. The photograph shows a train fitted with a snow plough, stuck in a snow drift.

A photograph entitled 'Trains Snowed Up', taken by William Notman in 1860.

The photograph shows a train fitted with a snow plough, stuck in a snow drift, it is taken from an album compiled to commemorate the royal visit to Canada of Albert, Prince of Wales (1841-1910). The album contains photographs of Canadian landscape, as well as scenes taken during the visit.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1993-5013/2/20/1
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford