Bronze medal commemorating George Stephenson

Made:
1931

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Bronze medal commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of George Stephenson, 1931.

The Liverpool and Manchester Railway captured the attention of people around the world. Its success made engineer George Stephenson famous.

Manufacturers created special medals to celebrate him and the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.

Details

Category:
Liverpool & Manchester Railway
Object Number:
Y1980.1.60
type:
commemorative medal