Liverpool & Manchester Railway handkerchief
Handkerchief depicting the Sankey viaduct, commemorating the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, c1830.
This handkerchief was made to celebrate the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. It was an exciting occasion because most people had never travelled by train or even seen one before.
Manufacturers cashed in on the excitement by creating objects to help people remember the event.
- Object Number:
- Unknown provenance
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.