Papers of William Laight Applin

Made:
1893-1898
maker:
Applin, William Laight

The papers include hand-pricked stencils that were used to transfer the designs onto the item to be painted, by the use of French chalk. There are also some draft designs, including designs for the London & Birmingham Railway, the London & North Western and Caledonian Railway, and Bishop’s Castle Railway, Wrexham. There is also a small amount of correspondence regarding the purchase of a camera, which can be seen reflected in one of the photographs of the carriages. In addition, also, a Wolverton Fire Brigade card. Also included are some photographs that he took of some of the Royal insignia on these carriages, as well as a transfer go the London & North Western Region crest.

Details

Extent:
1 file
Identifier:
APPL
Subject:
Railways, Railway Workers, Heraldry, Fire Brigade, Royalty
Access:
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