Coloured engraving of Prior Park, the seat of Ralph Allen Esq, and the Wagon-Way near Bath

Made:
1750 in London
maker:
R Wilkinson
and
Anthony Walker

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Coloured engraving of Ralph Allen's Wagon-Way near Bath, early 18th century
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Coloured engraving of Prior Park, the seat of Ralph Allen Esq, and the Wagon-Way near Bath, 1730s. Prior Park had grounds landscaped after consultation with the poet Alexander Pope. Engraved by Ant. Walker. Printed by R Wlikinson, 58 Cornhill, London. An example of the earliest known railway print.

Related people

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1924-459
Materials:
hand coloured, line engraving, paper
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Great Western Railway

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.