Hetton Colliery in the County of Durham. From which are raised at a depth of three hundred Yards the Hetton & Lyons Wallsend, the Lyons Main, the Old Ducks & Denmark Main Coals, with a View of the Horizontal & Inclined Planes Engines & Staiths on the Bankof the River Wear near Sunderland. Projected and Managed by Arthur Mowbray Esq.r
A very rare and scarce lithograph. 610 x 851mm. 24 x 33½". Tears in the margins, large margins.
Hetton Colliery, as seen to the far right, was connected to the River Wear at Sunderland, seen to the far right, by a railway engineered by George Stephenson between 1819 and 1822.
[Ref: 19803] £550.00