Antique Print – RAILWAY ENTRANCE-EDGE HILL-LIVERPOOL – [Pyall after Bury, c.1831]



View of the entrance to Liverpool’s Edge Hill railway station.


‘Entrada del camino de hierro en Edge Hill, Liverpool ‘

By H. Pyall after Thomas Talbot Bury (1809-1877). Henry Pyall (1795-1833) was a British engraver / etcher.

From a Spanish edition of Thomas Talbot Bury’s ‘Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway’. The series contained 13 plates, each of which were in aquatint with hand colouring. In the first English ed. the tower to the left is illustrated amidst construction, whilst in the second edition, the tower is shown to be completed.

Medium: Aquatint etching, printed in colours “a la poupee” and finished by hand. on wove paper.

Image 201 x 248, Plate 247 x 306 mm.

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Storage location: PCO-E8-2


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