The First London Underground Trip
The First London Underground Trip

Rare photograph of the London Underground before it opened with Fowler, Engineer and M.P. Gladstone et al

The First London Underground Trip.

May 24, 1862.

Photograph by Dolamore & Bullock 30, Regent St. Piccadilly with their small label on the back. oblong 4to 14-3/4 x 11-1/2 inches (Iamge). Rare photograph of the London Underground before it opened with Fowler, Engineer and M.P. Gladstone et al. Mounted. The image is faded and there is some spotting to the mount, titled in pencil on mount Item #318195

"Edgware Road Station" along with an open railroad car filled with dignitaries including Lord Richard Grosvenor, Earl (Sixth) Macclesfield, Mr. Chas Wood, Amsburey, Lord Werlock(?), Sir Stephen Elgin, Mr. Gladstone, M.P., Mr. I Fowler (Engineer) in white hat[ Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet], Lord Ronald Gowe., Lady Constance Grosvenor, Duke of Sutherland, Mrs. Gladstone, Mr. L. Johnson (resident Engineer, Mr. George Knight (Contractor), Mr. Charles Gilpin, M.P., Rt. Hon. Stuart Wortley, about to leave on an inspection of the Underground. The Underground officially opened in 1863.

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