Punch,  9 (1845), 163.

A Railway Map of England



Ilustration, Satire; Notes, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:



Railways, Progress, Transport

    The illustration is a map of England showing the profusion of railway lines that are expected to be completed within two years. The text warns that, although the country 'will never be in chains', it 'will soon be in irons'. Adds that although railways shorten journey time, 'we shall soon be unable to go anywhere without crossing the line'.

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