Avon and Railway, Fox's Wood. East Entrance to Long Tunnel, Fox's Wood

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
Notes 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.
Framing unmounted
Price £200.00
Stock ID 43348