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Types of steam-driven vehicles and flying machines. Colour process print after Robert Seymour, ca. 1830.

Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836.
Date
[between 1900 and 1999]

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Description

A satirical print about the unreliabilty of new, steam-driven methods of transport (pedestrian, cart, aviation, coach, and ship)

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1900 and 1999]

Physical description

1 print : process print ; image 16.2 x 22.8 cm

Lettering

Locomotion. Plate 2nd. A few small inconveniences. There's nothing perfect. Seymour del. Shortshanks sculp.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. XI, London 1954, no. 16438

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36878i

Creator/production credits

According to Dorothy George in the British Museum catalogue, Shortshanks was a pseudonym of Robert Seymour (op. cit., p. 805)

Reproduction note

Original published by Thos. McLean, 26, Haymarket

Language

  • English



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