Patrick Nicolle (biography)Medium:
Gouache on BoardSize:
10" x 13" (250mm x 340mm)Date:
1976This is the unique original Gouache painting by Patrick Nicolle.
Victorian Buildings. Top picture shows Euston Station in 1837, the year it was opened as the terminus for the London and Birmingham Railway.
The left picture shows model buildings that were built near the Great Exhibition. Sponsored by Prince Albert, they contained four flats, each let at 20p a week.
The bottom picture shows a station on the Metropolitan Railway opened in 1863. This underground railway was very popular in spite of the smoke and dirt made by the steam locomotives.
Original artwork for illustration on p21 of Look and Learn issue no 768 (2 October 1976).