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Portrait of Mr. Coulson - Woodford Station Master

Portrait of Mr. Coulson - Woodford Station Master

L1333. One of S. W. A. Newton's many images, capturing the railwaymen of the Great Central Railway. This view shows Mr. Coulson, the Station Master and Yard Master of Woodford & Hinton (later Woodford Halse), posed on the platform at Woodford & Hinton. The Great Central had a reputation for its immaculately turned out staff, and Mr. Coulson is a prime example. His uniform is adorned with brass buttons, and the letters 'GCR' embroidered on his lapel. He also wears a 'GCR' badge on his hat. Note the spotless state of the station, including the 'polished' milk churns.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1899
TypePhotographic prints - Black & White
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - E 2/1
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Woodford & Hinton Station, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 454000 252500)
period - circa 1899
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council