Publisher Information: 1858.
Stephenson, Robert (1803-59). A.L.s. to Latimer Clark. N.p., n.d. [dated January 13, 1858 in Clark's hand]. 1- pp. 203 x 127 mm. Remains of mounting present. Provenance: Latimer Clark.
Regarding a proposed visit. Stephenson was one of the foremost British railway engineers of the nineteenth century, known particularly for his innovative and successful designs for railway bridges. As a young man, Clark worked as an assistant engineer on Stephenson's tubular girder bridge over the Menai Strait (completed in 1850); his elder brother, Edwin, was resident engineer in charge of the bridge's construction. Origins of Cyberspace 201.Very Good. Book Id: 40769