LOCOMOTION. WALKING BY STEAM, RIDING BY STEAM, FLYING BY STEAM.

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Locomotion. Walking by Steam, Riding by Steam, Flying by Steam.

Etching handcolored, c.1830.
Image size 8 3/4 x 12 3/4" (223 x 324 mm).
Good condition with period color. Trimmed to outer neat line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 28616
Price: $1,500.00
Publisher : London published by Thos. McLean 26 Haymarket.
"Note......In the Ladies Vehicle the steam is made with a strong infusion of Gunpowder Tea. For an explanation of the Machinery see the next Number of the Edinburg Review". Etched signature below image, "Shortshanks del. s.p." pseudonym for Robert Seymour. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Aviation , Heavier than Air