Fitchburg Railroad 100, Original Illustration, 1883. Large pen, ink, and watercolor illustration with highlight colors and gold, shiny black areas heightened in gum arabic, depicting Fitchburg Railroad Engine 100, designed by William Mason (1808-1883) of Taunton, Massachusetts, G.F. Smith engineer, with ornate rustic lettering incorporating naturalistic flourishes and letterforms created from wood and stick forms, with a stylized tunnel at the bottom, containing what may be the artist's initials: JRH, chipping toning, hinged to mat board, 28 1/2 x 20 in.
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