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The First Railway Train
Dated Sept. 9, 1831. Print reproduction of an oil on canvas painting
Edward Lamson Henry, or as he preferred to sign his paintings, E. L. Henry (January 12, 1841 - May 9, 1919), was a noted American artist. He made a special study of the costumes, the architecture, the decoration, the carriages, and the manner of life of the well-to-do classes in 19th century America. As a painter of colonial and early American themes and incidents of rural life, among his best-known compositions are some of early railroad travel, incidents of stage coach and canal boat journeys. Henry's paintings were extremely popular throughout his life.
Dated Sept. 9, 1831
Henry, E. L.
MEDIUM: Painting, reproduction; FORMAT: Framed; QUANTITY: 1
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