Cain, Joe

Head of Department, and
Professor of History and Philosophy of Biology

Prof Cain's research interests include the history of evolutionary studies (especially the synthesis period in evolutionary studies), Darwin and Darwinism, history of science in London, and history of natural history.

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Bourne's Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway (1839)

John Cooke Bourne’s lithograph published among his Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway (1839), which was later sold as hand coloured prints and much copied.


Above. Close-ups of screen to the east of the arch; terminus seen through columns; rail shed seen between lodges. Further close-up of terminus front.
Below. Full view. Science and Society Image Library.


This view was widely copied, for example:
Roscoe, Thomas: example
Shepherd, Thomas: example
unidentified: example

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Professor Joe Cain
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