George Stephenson and the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, 1830
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|Caption||George Stephenson and the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, 1830. George Stephenson (see portrait in inset) prepared to drive the train which carried the Duke of Wellington on the inaugural run of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The Wapping Cutting, shown in the picture, was one of the many great engineering feats carried out on the line. The left inset shows two competitors defeated by George Stephenson's Rocket in the Rainhill trials: Novelty (top) and Timothy Hackworth's Sans Pareil. Original artwork for illustration on pp16–17 of Look and Learn issue no 967 (20 September 1980).|
|Creator||Harry Green, British (b.1920)|
|Artwork medium||gouache on paper|
|Credit||© Look and Learn|
|Liverpool And Manchester Railway opening George Stephenson Duke Of Wellington Wapping Cutting celebrations railways transport travel ceremony crowds excitement Lancashire engineering train passengers carriages costume fashion dress barrels 19th Century 1830s steam engine locomotives travelling progress innovation people tcx Britain British England English portrait Rainhill trials Novelty Sans Pareil Timothy Hackworth Harry Green|
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