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Victorian railways

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087E

Scope and Contents

An album containing sixteen watercolours, comprising of a title-page (which continues: 'Chief Mechanical Engineer's Branch. Principal types of rollingstock. Scale 1/8 inch = 1 foot') and sixteen pages of lithographed plans and elevations showing various types of carriages and locomotives in use on the Victorian Railway System. Each drawing is accompanied by a brief text giving measurement, number of each model built and other technical specifications.


  • Creation: 1902

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16 item(s) (16 images) : watercolour

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Royal Colonial Institute by the Right Honourable Lord Sydenham, K.C.M.G. in May 1913.


This collection level description was entered by WS using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
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