Whiteleys Viaduct, Charleston Curves.
[Printed by Day and Haghe, published 1845.]
Lithograph with hand colouring. Image size 230 x 315mm. Slight marking in sky.
The Whiteleys Viaduct was built to carry the Manchester and Leeds Railway over the River Calder at Charlestown, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. The Chief Engineer of the railway was George Stephenson (1781-1848). A plate from The Manchester and Leeds Railway' by Arthur Tait and Edwin Butterworth (Abbey Life 411). Tait (1819-1905) was an American-born artist.
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