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Image number
LIP1102430
Title
Submarine Railway between France and England, projected by Hector Horeau (engraving)
Artist
English School, (19th century) / English
Location
Private Collection
Medium
engraving
Date
1851 (C19th)
Description
Submarine Railway between France and England, projected by Hector Horeau. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 22 November 1851. Proposal for a tubular tunnel made of strong plate iron which would rest on the sea bed and contain two lines for trains and a pathway for the surveyors.
Photo credit
Look and Learn / Illustrated Papers Collection / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
railways / projected / england / channel tunnel / submarine railway / 19th / english channel / manche / hector horeau / france
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