Travelling on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, Plate I

S. G. Hughes, English, 1793 - 1825
after J. Shaw, English, 19th century


published 1831

Hand colored etching on wove paper mounted to cardboard

Plate: 8 × 25 in. (20.3 × 63.5 cm)

Frame: 34 × 18 1/8 in. (86.4 × 46 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Rudolph Ackermann


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, lower left: Drawn by I. Shaw, Liverpool.; lower right: Aquat.a by S. G. Hughes.; upper center: A Train of the First Class of Carriages with the Mail.; lower center: A Train of the Second Class for outside Passengers. / TRAVELLING ON THE LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY. / London, Published by R. ACKERMANN, 96 Strand, Nov.r 1831.

Exhibition History

Boats, Trains and Things, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 5-December 6, 1972.


The Old Print Shop, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1951.

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