The Rainhill Experiment

Made:
1991

Wallchart. British Industrialisation, Wallchart no 1 - Elements of Steam Power, 1991. Design and illustrations by Michael Robert Mumford. Artwork by Brian Molloy, B M Graphic Design. Published by Token Prints. 595 x 840mm. Copyright: Token Prints. Main picture shows trials in progress with crowds of onlookers each side of the tracks and on the overbridge..Text;- Rainhill Experiment 14th Oct. 1829. The World's First Express passenger Train for the new Liverpool and Manchester Railway company. Stephenson's Rocket Triumphant! over Novelty, Sanspareil and Perseverance. Top LH corner illustration of Catch -me-who-can, 1st use of passenger engine. Top RH corner Locomotion, 1st public freight engine. Bottom LH corner Stourbridge Lion, 0-4-0 1st British Freight engine exported to Delaware and Hudson Canal Co. America, 1829. Bottom RH corner, R.Stephenson and Co. Northumbrian 1830

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1992-7481
type:
wallchart
credit:
NMSI Trading Ltd. National Railway Museu
status:
Permanent collection

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