Ephemera

Booklet produced to accompany the Opening of the Line from Blackfriars Bridge to Mansion House station, published by the Metropolitan District Railway, July 1st, 1871
Booklet containing brief history of the company and the extension to Mansion House with map of the line and junctions.
Simple name : Company publication
Date : 1871
Collection : Ephemera
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 2009/11501
Size : H 215mm, W 138mm
Print code :
Publisher : District Railway : 1871
Printer : Cassell, Petter & Galpin : 1871
Content text : Metropolitan District Railway - Opening of the Line from Blackfriars Bridge to Mansion House station, Enlarged Station at South Kensington, and of the north junction between Kensington High Street and the West London Railway...
Record completeness :
Record 73% complete

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