Rain, Steam, and Speed – The Great Western Railway. The scene is fairly certainly identifiable as Maidenhead railway bridge, across the Thames between Taplow and Maidenhead. The bridge, which was begun on Brunel’s design in 1837 and finished in 1839, has two main arches of brick, very wide and flat. The view is to the east, towards London. The painting was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1844.
Rain, Steam and Speed – The Great Western Railway (1844) is one of JMW Turner’s masterpieces in which water, land, sky and a man-made symbol of industrialization come together in a tight frame. A hazy atmosphere caused by lashing rain over foggy clouds of steam from the speeding train presented an intimidating scenario at the time.
Dec 02, 2016 · Joseph Mallord William Turner, Rain, Steam, and Speed — The Great Western Railway, oil on canvas, 1844 (National Gallery, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker Rain, Steam, and Speed — …
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In 1844 ‘Railway Mania’ reached its peak with the opening of the Bristol and Exeter extension of the Great Western Railway. Two hundred miles of West of England line was completed and that same year Turner displayed his ‘Rain Steam and Speed: The Great Western Railway’ at the Royal Academy.
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Rain, Steam and Speed (1844) by J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Turner sketched from a young age and in his early career worked for architects and under a …
Rain, Steam and Speed – The Great Western Railway (J.M.W Turner – 1844) The nearly abstract Rain, Steam, and Speed: The Great Western Railway (1844; National Gallery, London) evokes the Industrial Revolution’s rapid transformations through strong diagonals, bold contrasts of light and dark, and tumultuous handling.
Aug 21, 2006 · Rain is the cold Steam is the burn Speed is the way the world turns round Draughtsmen and surveyors work at pegging out the shaft Ten of us to breathe the dust, Rain, Steam and Speed;
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Rain, Steam, and Speed — The Great Western Railway was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1844. It depicts the Maidenhead Railway Bridge (completed 1838) looking east, across the River Thames between Taplow and Maidenhead.