Turner, Rain, steam, and speed – the great western railway
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 -- 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.. Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.