Gurney's successful experiment, 1831

Print, Gurney's Successful Experiment, 1831, An Interesting Pioneer, Mr Galsworthy Gurney's Steam Carriage, by Amedee Forestier, about 1928. Colour print from a book illustration, depicting Sir Goldsworthy Gurney's steam carriage. It is being driven along a country road with cliffs and the sea in the background. There are well dressed passengers seated on top. A man in a smock walks by unconcerned, while a dog barks at the carriage and a rider pulls his frightened horse off the road. Text beneath gives a brief history of the steam carriage and road tolls. Pasted to board.

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Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-7726
type:
print

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