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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    THE CENTURY OF INVENTION, ANNO DOMINI 2000, OR THE MARCH OF AEROSTATION, STEAM, AND PERPETUAL MOTION

    Price Realised  

    THE CENTURY OF INVENTION, ANNO DOMINI 2000, OR THE MARCH OF AEROSTATION, STEAM, AND PERPETUAL MOTION
    1840s, printed in sepia on cotton with various vignettes, including a sandwich board proclaiming Tomorrow Evening, A Cast Iron Parson will preach by Steam at Fudge Chapel, and a delivery van complaining He is the most unreasonable man I ever met with! To go from St Paul's to Barnet in half an hour! Oh! I can never do it!--16in. x 21in. (40cm. x 54cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PRINTED HANDKERCHIEFS
    (PART ONE)