"London & York" Royal Mail Coach
with Stephenson's "Triumph"
the image of this silk picture was kindly donated by John Hartwig, USA
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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.
SIXTY MILES AN HOUR
[image of st 564 silk]
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WOVEN IN THE
The FIRST TRAIN ran on September 27th, 1825
From STOCKTON to DARLINGTON
INVENTOR & MANUFACTURER,
COVENTRY & LONDON.
18.0cm deep by 20.0cm wide
each: 5.1cm high by 15.3cm wide
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
This page was created on 23 December 2003
new image added 24 April 2012 © Peter Daws
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