Wylam Dilly

Made:
ca. 1862

Silver gelatin print from 19th c. negative by Richard Henry Bleasdale of Aston, Birmingham. Printed later by the Science Museum, South Kensington. Image shows a side view of the Wylam Dilly locomotive, built in 1813 by William Hedley. The locomotive was used to haul coal along the Wylam Wagonway, between the river and Wylam colliery, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. William Hedley's sons, William and George, are pictured standing next to the Wylam Dilly on the left.

Science Museum, London, stamp on verso with negative number 18319 crossed out.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/16453
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Kodak Collection, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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