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17 original drawings of Great Western Railway track layout from Tilehurst to Didcot

by Great Western Railway

  • Artwork £450.00
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  • Catalogue No : 56919
  • Published : 1882
  • Cover : Artwork

Description:

A remarkable railwayana item. Oblong folio of 17 original draughtsman's ink drawings of Great Western Railway track layouts and associated fields, stations and buildings etc. Covers 17 miles from Tilehurst to Didcot, on a scale of 25 inches to a mile. Each drawing is stamped, 'Great Western Railway, 25165, Engineers Office, Paddington', and are initialled and dated. The first sheet. No. 37, covers 'Parish of Tilehurst/ Parish of St.Mary's Reading', dated 20/6/1882 - final sheet No. 53 covers 'Parish of Didcot / Parish of East Hagborne', 31/7/82. Queries or requests for additional clarification are made to the drawing in red ink.

Condition

Oblong folio (360x700mm), recent cloth, leather title piece. Vg.

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