View of the Late Calamitous Wreck at Brentford,Occasioned by the bursting of the Banks & Locks on the Grand Junction Canal, On Saturday Night the 16th. Jany. 1841.
Drawn, Lithographed & Pubd. by E. Wildman, 23. Jany. 1841.
Tinted lithograph, sheet 310 x 510mm. 12¼ x 20". Some foxing and surface soiling.
In 1841 boats wrecked at Brentford included two from Tipton (Staffs.) loaded with coal, two others from Tipton with coal and peas, two from Bloxwich (Staffs.) with hoop iron, and two from Stourbridge (Worcs.) with wheat. There were also three large coal barges at Brentford End, five large barges with wheat and linseed, and a barge with slate and stone from Nuneaton (Warws.); other craft came from Wolverhampton, Brierley Hill (Staffs.), and Tipton.
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