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Medal commemorating George Stephenson

Medal commemorating George Stephenson

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3239 x 3235 pixels

27.4 x 27.4 cm ⏐ 10.8 x 10.8 in (300dpi)

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ANN RONAN PICTURE LIBRARY / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANN RONAN PICTURE LIBRARY / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Medal commemorating the centenary of the birth of George Stephenson, British railway engineer (1781-1848), 1881. It shows the 'Rocket', the locomotive designed by Stephenson which was chosen to operate on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway after its success at the Rainhill Trials in 1829.

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