Train at Shakespeare Cliff, Dover

Made:
1850
maker:
Childs, George

Watercolour, Train at Shakespeare Cliff, Dover, by George Childs, 1850. Depicts the view looking down on the South Eastern Railway line between Folkestone and Dover, at Folkestone Warren. A passenger train on a railway raised on a timber trestles heads for the mouth of the tunnel beneath Shakespeare Cliff. There are two open carriages at the rear of the train. At left are the beach and sea. People are looking down on the train from the cliffs above and they include two soldiers in red coats, who have climbed part way down the cliff. Signed and dated by the artist at bottom right. Framed and glazed, glass.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1987-9230
Materials:
paper, watercolour
Measurements:
overall; frame: 742 mm x 923 mm x 17 mm,
overall; image: 495 mm x 714 mm
type:
watercolour
credit:
J.S. Maas and Co. Ltd.

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