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Harry Green
The Iron Horse Is Born (Original)

The Iron Horse Is Born (Original) by Harry Green at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: GreenPBillyLL (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Harry Green (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 18" x 12" (450mm x 300mm)
Date: 1980

This is the original Gouache painting by Harry Green.

The colliery steam engine Puffy Billy which was a great advance in the development of steam locomotives shown here with William Hedley the engineer and his assistant Timothy Hackworth who later took part in the famous Rainhill trials for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway - the world's first passenger steam locomotive service.

Inset at top right is Richard Trevithick's locomotive. In the middle is George Stephenson's Rocket and at bottom his more advanced Planet.

Published in Look and Learn #968 27th September 1980.

Price:  225.00
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Harry Green

Harry Green