Antique Locomotive Engine, "The Rocket" 1830 Coloured Lithograph - Framed

Antique Locomotive Engine, "The Rocket" 1830 Coloured Lithograph - Framed

Watercoloured Lithograph, published by The Leadenhall Pres Ltd, 50 Leadenhall Street, London, on 16 July 1894, showing the 'Rocket' being viewed by onlookers outside a country inn.

Built by George Stephenson (1803-1859) the Rocket became famous after winning the Rainhill Trials in 1829.

The Rainhill trials were a competition set up to find the most suitable locomotive for haulage on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.

 

The Rocket subsequently ran on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway (1829-1836) and the Midgeholme Colliery Railway (1836-1840).

Lithograph is already framed and ready for hanging in your favorite room of your home or give as a gift 

Frame made of wood and painted in a gold tone color

Overall lenght approx. 15" x 12"

Qty: 1 Framed Lithograph