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An Engine Is Wheeled - Cuneo

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An Engine Is Wheeled - Cuneo Summary

Title - An Engine Is Wheeled - Derby Locomotive Works.
Location
- Derby, Derbyshire, England.
Artist
- Terence Tenison Cuneo (1907-1996).

Description
- A BR Standard 2-6-4 tank has just been lifted off it's wheels in the Locomotive Erecting Shops at Derby, and the scene is a hive of activity. The Derby Works had been in existence since the 1840s, and was central to the workings of the Midland Railway, followed by the LMS and London Midland Region in BR days.

Year Published - 1950s
Size - Quad Royal  (approx 50 x 40in or 127 x 101.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage British Railways Travel Poster.
Published by The Railway Executive (PP 1119)
Printed in Great Britain by Waterlow & Sons Limited, London & Dunstable

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+/B, un-conserved.
Rather creased, age discoloured, edge tears with acid-free tape on rear. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Terence Cuneo was a hugely accomplished artist, born in London, the son of artists. There is a wealth of his original work in various museums, including many war works, his railways work and his official artwork for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. His works and posters produced from them are highly collectable around the world. He was awarded the OBE, was a CVO, and his life-size statue is to be seen at London's Waterloo Station.

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