Henry Flather Collection

Made:
1866-1870

Henry Flather Collection; Science Museum Group

Photographs, a collection of 56 albumen prints depicting the construction of the London Metropolitan and District Railways, 1866-1870. Mounted views of excavation, workings and construction of stations, tunnels and track between Paddington, Kensington and Blackfriars. Depicted are cuttings, retaining walls, roofs, cut-and-cover methods, street site scenes, workmen and officials, steam cranes, windlasses, buckets and other machinery for excavating and lifting; also locomotives and wagons etc., station interiors and architectural facades, and photographic apparatus used by Flather and his assistant]

Details

Category:
Photographic Collections (Railway)
Object Number:
1984-1516/46
Measurements:
overall (each): 185 mm x 240 mm
type:
photographs
status:
Permanent collection

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