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'''Thomas the Tank Engine''' is the 2nd book of The Railway Series published in 1946. However, when it was published in 1946, it had illustrations done by Reginald Payne instead of the ones done by Clarence Reginald Dalby. The 1946 edition was now lost but the original illustration example was found by TEngine on TTTE Wikia.
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|title=<center>Thomas the Tank Engine (original illustrated edition)</center>
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|imagecaption=1946 dust jacket cover.
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|status=<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
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|datefound=05 Feb 2017
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|foundby=[http://ttte.wikia.com/wiki/User:291_Thomas_the_tank_engine Thomas the tank engine]
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''Thomas the Tank Engine'' is the 2nd book of The Railway Series published in 1946, and was the introduction of Thomas, arguably the series' most popular character. However, when the book was first published in 1946, '''it had illustrations done by Reginald Payne instead of the now iconic drawings done by Clarence Reginald Dalby'''. Though he remained uncredited, Payne's illustrations were praised for being bolder and eye-catching than the illustrations of the previous book. The Rev W. Awdry himself was very pleased with the illustrations, with the exception of certain goofs such as various point work and track inaccuracies and James being blue in one image, with said goofs being fixed in C. Reginald Dalby's revised edition in 1950. Payne was due to be brought back to do the illustrations for ''James The Red Engine'', but he had suffered a nervous breakdown by that point, and therefore couldn't do it. The 1946 illustrations were lost for a long time, with the exception of one original illustration found by TEngine on TTTE Wikia.
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On February 5th, 2017, TTTE Wikia user Thomas the tank engine updated the Wikia's page on Reginald to include all the original illustrations of the book.
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery mode=packed heights=175px>
 
<gallery mode=packed heights=175px>
File:ThomasTheTankEnginefirstedition.png|1946 edition dust jacket cover (Thanks to ReproJackets for sharing this with us).
 
 
File:ThomasandtheTrucksRS4.png|An illustration example uploaded on TTTE Wikia.
 
File:ThomasandtheTrucksRS4.png|An illustration example uploaded on TTTE Wikia.
 
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</gallery>
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==External Link==
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*[http://ttte.wikia.com/wiki/Reginald_Payne/Gallery A Thomas the Tank Engine Wikia page containing all the original illustrations.] Retrieved 12 Sep '17
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ThomasTheTankEnginefirstedition.png

1946 dust jacket cover.

Status: Found

Date found: 05 Feb 2017

Found by: Thomas the tank engine

Thomas the Tank Engine is the 2nd book of The Railway Series published in 1946, and was the introduction of Thomas, arguably the series' most popular character. However, when the book was first published in 1946, it had illustrations done by Reginald Payne instead of the now iconic drawings done by Clarence Reginald Dalby. Though he remained uncredited, Payne's illustrations were praised for being bolder and eye-catching than the illustrations of the previous book. The Rev W. Awdry himself was very pleased with the illustrations, with the exception of certain goofs such as various point work and track inaccuracies and James being blue in one image, with said goofs being fixed in C. Reginald Dalby's revised edition in 1950. Payne was due to be brought back to do the illustrations for James The Red Engine, but he had suffered a nervous breakdown by that point, and therefore couldn't do it. The 1946 illustrations were lost for a long time, with the exception of one original illustration found by TEngine on TTTE Wikia.

On February 5th, 2017, TTTE Wikia user Thomas the tank engine updated the Wikia's page on Reginald to include all the original illustrations of the book.

Gallery

External Link