Illustrated London news :Opening of the first railway in New Zealand, at Christchurch, Canterbury Province. [1 December, 1863] London, 1864

Illustrated London news :Opening of the first railway in New Zealand, at Christchurch, Canterbury Province. [1 December, 1863] London, 1864
Date
1863 - 1864
By
Illustrated London news (Newspaper); Kelly, Richard Seymour, -1873
Ref
PUBL-0033-1864-241
Description

Shows an event that occurred on 1 December 1863, the opening of the first section of the railway line between Christchurch and Lyttelton at Ferrymead, Heathcote. The event, watched by large crowds of people on both sides of the line, shows a small steam train on the left and buildings decked with flags on the far side of the railway line. The accompanying text (p. 237) describes the scene and mentions 'The sketch by Mr R. Kelly'

Engraved by R. S. Kelly

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Wood engraving, 102 x 230 mm.

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Format
1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Wood engravings, Albums, Wood engraving, 102 x 230 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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