"London & York" Royal Mail Coach
with Stephenson's "Triumph"

Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
st 4   STG200 73a
 

Image of two silks in one frame, being st264-The London & York Royal Mail Coach and st564-Stephenson's Triumph
the image of this silk picture was kindly donated by John Hartwig, USA

Words:
Woven on silk:-
 

Printed on card-mount:-

 
The "LONDON & YORK" Royal Mail Coach,
COMMENCED RUNNING IN THE YEAR 1706. 

 
 
[image of st 416 silk]
 
 
From the "BLACK SWAN," HOLBORN, LONDON,
To the "BLACK SWAN," CONEY STREET, YORK. 
 
 
 
STEPHENSON'S "TRIUMPH,"
SIXTY MILES AN HOUR 
 
 
[image of st 564 silk]
 
  
WOVEN IN THE
YORK EXHIBITION,
1879.
The FIRST TRAIN ran on September 27th, 1825
From
STOCKTON to DARLINGTON
 
REGISTERED.
 
THOMAS STEVENS
INVENTOR & MANUFACTURER,
COVENTRY & LONDON.
 
Size:
Card-mount:
18.0cm deep by 20.0cm wide

silk:
each: 5.1cm high by 15.3cm wide

Comments:
Both Sprake and Godden note the existence of this double silk, and Godden includes a picture in his book.

The two silks which comprise the double are:

The London & York Royal Mail Coach - st 416
Stephenson's "Triumph" - st 564

 



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