Sans Pareil and Novelty at Rainhill Trials

Resource Type: Image | Posted on 4th November 2011 by Liam Physick

One of the images donated to Metal by Eric Shenton. This painting, apparently executed for Rocket 150 by the same artist as “Rocket and Skew Bridge” and “Excitement at seeing the Rocket”, shows the Sans Pareil and the Novelty at the Rainhill Trials: the latter bears a flag with its name on. The Rocket is ahead of them both, about to pass under the Skew Bridge: this symbolises its victory over them in the Trials

Sans Pareil and Novelty at Rainhill Trials

Tagged under: steam locomotives, eric shenton, tender locomotives, rocket 150, rocket, rainhill trials, tank locomotives, sans pareil, rainhill skew bridge, novelty

Categorised under: Landmarks, Landscapes & Locomotives

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