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Railway construction started in the latter part of the 19th Century and so the settlement of Nairobi grew.


"When I showed my permit to the station master I was assigned a man, who first gave me a conducted tour of the engine sheds and work shops, then, when I decided what I wanted to paint, got me a chair, and when the sun got too hotbhe stood behind me with a large umbrella to keep me shaded. I felt like royalty." - MH

Engine shed at Nairobi Station, 1977

  • All items are produced from original paintings by Martyn Hanks.

    Prints:Size is A4 (8.27" x 11.69"/210 x 297mm). Printed onto high quality 245gsm fine art watercolour paper to give the print an authentic look and feel. Supplied in a textured off white mount size 12" x 16" (305 x 406mm), backed and sealed in a clear cellophane wrap and delivered in a protective carton to ensure it reaches you in perfect condition.

    Cards: Size 7" X 5"/178 x 127mm. Packaged in a clear cellophane wrap with a top quality 150gsm self-seal white envelope.

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