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New Hungerford Market, London. On the Day of Opening, July 2nd 1833 - with the Ascent of Mr Graham in his Balloon.
New Hungerford Market, London. On the Day of Opening, July 2nd 1833 - with the Ascent of Mr Graham in his Balloon.
Drawn by R.W.Billings. On stone by I.S.Templeton.
London, Published Aug.15 1833 by R.W.Billings (at Mr Brittons, 17 Burton Street) & sold by J.W.Williams, 10 Charles St, Soho Square.
Lithograph. 275 x 340mm (10½ x 13½). Tear in top margin. Margins soiled with crease in the bottom left-hand corner.
A very large crowd gathered at New Hungerford Market in London July 2nd 1833. George Graham is ascending in his balloon in the top right.
[Ref: 53662]   £350.00  
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The first Locomotive used on the Stockton & Darlington Railway.
The first Locomotive used on the Stockton & Darlington Railway.
Rock & Co. London No 5506. I. Jan 1866.
Rare steel engraving. Sheet 90 x 105mm (3½ x 4") Trimmed, toning at edges.
A locomotive and two carriages mounted on a plinth. When the line opened in 1825 the first locomotive was 'Locomotion No. 1'; in 1828 its boiler exploded, killing the driver, but it was rebuilt and used until 1841. In 1857 it was put on display; between 1892 and 1975 it graced one of the platforms at Darlington Bank Top railway before bing moved to its current home, the Head of Steam museum, in the North Road Station on the route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway,
[Ref: 53684]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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