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Plaque:..July 12, 1812, Down; Paris, St. Germain...

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Brass, cardboard, wood, glass
framed: 12 5/8 x 10 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 32.1 x 27.3 x 1.3 cm )
engraved: on obverse: "JULY 12TH 1892 / DOWN / PARIS / DEPARTURE / PARIS 6 AM / ST GERMAIN 7.12 / VAUX 7.58 / MANTES 9 / [etc.]" engraved: on reverse: "UP / ARRIVED / TROUVILLE / PONT l'EVEQUE 4.18 1/2 / BONNEVILLE 3.40 / LIEURY 2.30 / [etc.]"
Brass plaque inscribed on obverse with date of July 12, 1892, a list of French cities and towns between Paris and Trouville with a departure time indicated to the right of each name, and "140 MILES IN 10.40" at bottom; return trip from Trouville to Paris is charted on reverse with arrival time at each stop indicated; inset (with both sides visible) in off-white cardboad mat with black painted wooden frame.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group