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Opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway: CM.M.3701-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway

Maker(s)

Engraver: Halliday, Thomas

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1830

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 48.3 mm Diameter 48.3 mm Weight 48.32 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A viaduct with a steam engine and coaches upon it, trees and buildings below.

  • Text: VIADUCT OVER THE SANKY CANAL & VALLEY In exergue: TO COMMEMORATE THE OPENING OF THE LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILROAD. SEP. 15.1830
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A railway cutting with two towers, two rail tracks and engines upon them.

  • Text: Above: ETRANCE TO THE LIVERPOOL STATION AND TUNNELS In exergue: PUBLISHED BY T. WOOLFIELD BAZAAR LIVERPOOL.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.3701-R
Primary reference Number: 229299
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229299 Accessed: 2022-11-29 21:59:34

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