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Kendall's Omnibus passing Islington Green. London transport c1848.

Kendall's Omnibus passing Islington Green. London transport c1848.

by Pollard, James

The Dalston coach between Hackney, Islington and Oxford Street. The Kendall Omnibus, the early English horse-drawn bus connecting with the main northern train from Birmingham Railway to Euston Square. Euston Square was the first intercity railway station in London, opened in 1837 as the terminus of the London and Birmingham Railway. (Euston Station was named after the Duke of Grafton's ancestral home Euston Hall in Suffolk. The Graftons were the main land-owners around Euston.)

Large reproduction print from the aquatint by James Pollard circa 1848. Published for a series on the "Coaching Days of England, containing whatever was most remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance and Curiosity in the time of the Coaches of England, comprehending the years 1750 until 1850". Printed for Paul Elek in All Saints Street, Islington, in 1966.

This would look lovely, framed, with the charm of age-discolouration to the page, 51 x 38cm (20 x 15 inches). Image 32 x 47cm (12 5/8 x 18 3/8 inches).

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