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Description

View of a steam engine and car on track with field and farm in background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880 ?
Inscriptions
Handwritten at lower edge of mat: ""THIS ENGINE WAS BUILT BY ROBERT STEPHENSON & CO. OF NEWCASTLE-/UPON-TYNE IN 1835. IT'S (sic) FIRST TRIP OVER THE BANGOR, OLDTOWN AND/ MILFORD RAILROAD WAS NOVEMBER 6, 1836, LAST TRIP AUGUST, 1867.""
Material
albumen (egg white)
gelatin silver prints
silver (metal)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Albumen
business (commercial function)
Commerce
photographs
PICTURE
Possibly albumen (egg white)
Possibly gelatin silver prints
Railroad
railroads
silver (metal)
Silver Print
Steam Engine
steam engines (engines)
transportation
Transportation
travel
Travel
Dimensions
17.75 x 21.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.119
GUSN
25755

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