Sir Nigel Gresley's Armchair

Armchair, London & North Eastern Railway, brown upholstered chair with curved back with small brass plaque on back: "This chair was used by Sir Nigel Gresley. Chief Mechanical Engineer. LNER 1923-1941", believed to be from Gresley's King's Cross office, where it remained after his death when the Chief Mechanical Engineer's office was moved to Doncaster, subsequently used by Rupert Hart-Davies and finally ended up in the electrical engineers offices.

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Details

Category:
Railway Furniture
Object Number:
1988-7336
type:
chair
credit:
British Rail, Records Office
status:
Permanent collection

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