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[Steam Omnibus.]
[Steam Omnibus.]
N.C. Boswell 20 Feb/y 1836
Pencil sketch, sheet 165 x 230mm (6½ x 9"). Glued to backing sheet.
A steam omnibus operating on the Paddington to City of London service. Despite the introduction of the first steam omnibus in 1833, horse-drawn buses, first introduced in London in 1829, remained more common and survived until 1912 when they were superseded by the new motorised omnibuses. Pencil sketch copied from a lithograph by J.R. Barfoot.
For Barfoot's lithograph see ref. 14856.
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Steam Omnibus.
Steam Omnibus.
J. R. Barfoot.
William Darton & Son, Holborn Hill. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, sheet 170 x 215mm. 6¾ x 8½". Sheet trimmed, laid onto album page.
A steam omnibus operating on the Paddington to City of London service. Despite the introduction of the first steam omnibus in 1833, horse-drawn buses, first introduced in London in 1829, remained more common and survived until 1912 when they were superseded by the new motorised omnibuses. Numbered 'No.42' lower left.
[Ref: 14856]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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