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Near Liverpool, looking towards Manchester.
Near Liverpool, looking towards Manchester.
T. T. Bury. H. Pyall, sculp.t.
London, Pub.d. by R. Ackermann, 96 Strand, 1831.
Fine hand-coloured aquatint. Platemark: 255 x 290mm (10 x 11¼"). Some staining along edges.
A view depicting a new railway line, with a train approaching from under a bridge. Several bridges are seen in the distance, as figures walk along the bank, one walking along the tracks. From 'Coloured views of the Liverpool and Manchester railway, with plates of the Coaches, Machines. &c. from drawings made on the spot by T. T. Bury. with descriptive particulars, serving as a guide to Travellers on the Railway. London.' published by Ackermann in 1831.
Abbey, Life: 400.
[Ref: 40016]   £160.00  
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Rainhill Bridge.
Rainhill Bridge.
T. T. Bury. del.t. H. Pyall. sculp.t.
London, Pub.d. by R. Ackermann, 96 Strand, 1831.
Hand coloured aquantint with very large margins and fine colour. Plate: 285 x 250mm (11¼ x 10").
A view of George Stephenson's 'skew bridge' at Rainhill in Lancashire on the Liverpool-Manchester line, named for the diagonal angle at which the railway cuts under the bridge. Rainhill was the location of Stephenson's trials of his Rocket locomotive in 1829. From 'Coloured views of the Liverpool and Manchester railway, with plates of the Coaches, Machines. &c. from drawings made on the spot by T. T. Bury. with descriptive particulars, serving as a guide to Travellers on the Railway. London.' published by Ackermann in 1831.
Abbey, Life: 400.
[Ref: 44710]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Church of St Dunstan in the West.
Church of St Dunstan in the West.
On Stone by W. Gauci, from the original Drawing by T.T. Bury.
Printed by Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co. [n.d. c.1829.]
Lithograph on india paper. Sheet: 320 x 290mm, (12½ x 11¼"). Some foxing.
The Church of St Dunstan in the West, Fleet Street, City of London. The original church, as seen here before the rebuild in 1832, was built sometime between 988 and 1070 A.D. It narrowly escaped the Great Fire of London and was saved by the Dean of Westminster who roused forty scholars from Westminster School, who extinguished the flames with buckets of water.
[Ref: 39799]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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