|Method||Aquatint Aquatint with hand colouring|
|Artist||Henry Pyall after Thomas Talbot Bury|
|Published||London, Published Feby. 1831, by R. Ackermann. 96. Strand.|
|Dimensions||Image 195 x 245 mm, Plate 245 x 305 mm, Sheet 270 x 345 mm|
The first print to show early forms of railway carriages from the first edition of Thomas Talbot Bury's 'Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway'. The series contained 13 plates, each of which were in aquatint with hand colouring.
Thomas Talbot Bury (1809 – 1877) was a British architect and lithographer. Bury was articled to Augustus Charles Pugin in 1824 and started his own practice in Soho in 1830. At various times he collaborated with other notable architects including Charles Lee, Lewis Vulliamy and A. W. N. Pugin, with whom he detailed the Houses of Parliament under Sir Charles Barry.
Abbey Life 400, first state, first edition.
Condition: Some toning from previous mount, small loss to top right corner of sheet, well away from image and plate.