|Method||Lithograph with tint stone|
|Artist||John Cooke Bourne|
|Published||[London, Bourne & D. Bogue, c. 1846]|
|Dimensions||Image 171 x 260 mm. Image 172 x 260mm, Sheet 545 x 366 mm|
A double plate from History and Description of the Great Western Railway. Fox's Wood is one of the twelve tunnels constructed by Brunel between Chippenham and Bristol.
John Cooke Bourne (1814 - 1896) was a British draughtsman, painter and lithographer. He is best known for his lithographs recording the construction of Britain's railways in the nineteenth century. Based in London, he published Drawings of the London & Birmingham Railway in 1838, and History and Description of the Great Western Railway in 1846, which contained images commissioned by Charles F. Cheffins (1777-1844) . In 1848 he recorded the building of the Dnieper Bridge in Kiev, Russia.