Sir Nigel Gresley - A4 Class 4498 Original Painting
4498 Sir Nigel Gresley Original Railway Oil Painting by Stuart Booth
Named after its creator, A4 Locomotive 4498 gained the name Sir Nigel Gresley. The legendary class of locomotives are represented by six preserved examples with no.4498, later 60007 in BR days, being one of them. Post-WWII the locomotive would produce the highest speed attained by a steam locomotive in Britain when on 23rd May 1959 it attained 112mph.
This is the original oil on canvas board painting from which our prints and card are taken. It measures 24" x 16" (Approx 61cm x 40cm). This piece is supplied unframed for your own choice of frame.