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horse-drawn buses, first introduced in London in 1829, remained more common and survived until 1912 when they were superseded by the new motorised omnibuses.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