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The History and Description of the Great Western Railway

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1846 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooke Bourne, John, born 1814 - died 1896 (artist)
    Day & Haghe (lithographers)
    Ackermann & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printer's ink, paper, lithography, hand colouring

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from Weinreb & Douwma Ltd., London in 1972.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.241-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case ES 127E

Physical description

Hand coloured lithographic print on paper

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1846 (published)

Artist/maker

Cooke Bourne, John, born 1814 - died 1896 (artist)
Day & Haghe (lithographers)
Ackermann & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printer's ink, paper, lithography, hand colouring

Marks and inscriptions

Drawn from Nature & on Stone by J.C. Bourne. Printed by C.F. Cheffins.
Lettered.

Dimensions

: 283 mm, : 404 mm, : 358 mm Size of sheet, : 530 mm Size of sheet

Descriptive line

By John Cooke Bourne: 'Box Tunnel, West Front', hand-coloured lithograph from 'The History and Description of the Great Western Railway', London, 1846

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1972

Materials

Printer's ink; Paper; Colour

Techniques

Lithography; Hand coloured

Categories

Transport; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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