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Victorian railways

 Fonds
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.

Dates

  • 1902

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

16 item(s) (16 images) : watercolour

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

General

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

Originator(s)

Unknown

Includes index.
Date
2006-08-08 17:03:42+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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