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View of the London and Croydon Railway. From the Deep Cutting made through the Hill at New Cross. Looking towards the Greenwich Railway.

Edward Duncan (1803 - 1882)

Colour lithograph

1838
  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Other
    City: missing
  • About the artist
    Edward Duncan, a marine and landscape painter in watercolour and engraver, was the son of an artist and engraver, also named Edward. He began his career in the studio of Robert Havell senior and later set up business on his own, engraving sporting and shipping subjects, particularly by the William John Huggins. He later married Huggins’s daughter, Berthia. He became a member of the Royal Institution in 1833, serving as Vice-President and Treasurer, but resigned in 1847. Two years later he became a member of the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours. Between 1843 and 1851, he worked as an illustrator for the ‘Illustrated London News’. Duncan lived in north London throughout his life. He died at his home near Haverstock Hill, aged 78.
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  • Details
    Title
    View of the London and Croydon Railway. From the Deep Cutting made through the Hill at New Cross. Looking towards the Greenwich Railway.
    Date
    1838
    Medium
    Colour lithograph
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Frank T Sabin, August 1959
    GAC number
    4992