RM2K0TD6D–Illustration showing the early 19th century German inventor, Karl von Drais riding his Velocipede (Hobby Horse) bicycle. 1840
RM2K0TCAE–Victor Tatin (1843 – 1913) was a French engineer who created an early airplane, the Aéroplane in 1879. Tatin's mechanical bird:
RM2K0TC54–Victor Tatin (1843 – 1913) was a French engineer who created an early airplane, the Aéroplane in 1879. Tatin's mechanical bird:
RM2K0TBP8–Illustration depicting a child sitting on a stile. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TBKC–Illustration depicting a landlady making sure her sick lodger has money or property to pay his rent. Illustrated by Edward Robert Hughes (1851-1914) an English painter. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TC0B–Illustration depicting the Conway Suspension Bridge built by Thomas Telford (1757-1834) a Scottish civil engineer, architect, and stonemason. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TD6R–Mr Punch riding a 'Boneshaker' bicycle. 'Punch' Illustration 1869
RM2K0TCAG–Victor Tatin (1843 – 1913) was a French engineer who created an early airplane, Experiment with Tatin's steam-powered model airplane at Chalais-Meudon (1879). Tatin's mechanical bird:
RM2K0TCR1–The Pedersen bicycle, also called the Dursley Pedersen bicycle, developed by Danish inventor Mikael Pedersen and produced in the English town of Dursley 1904
RM2K0TBJH–Illustration depicting a woman looking at house for let. Illustrated by Mary Ellen Edwards (1838-1934) an English artist. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TDF0–line Illustration of Bollee's Steam Bus, Paris, France 1895. A steam bus is a bus powered by a steam engine. Early steam-powered vehicles designed for carrying passengers were more usually known as steam carriages
RM2K0TD6W–Woman riding a bicycle. 'Punch' Illustration 1869
RM2K0TCP3–Design for a perpetual bycicle. Punch 1869
RM2K0TDE0–Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) German theoretical physicist (left) with Robert Oppenheimer (1904 – 1967) (right), American theoretical physicist. 1947
RM2K0TCB7–Destitute London boys passing the time by lounging and smoking, before being given a place on board the naval training ship 'Chichester'. Ilustration by Frederick Barnard (1846-96) '
RM2K0TBEY–Hand print with reference grid superimposed, used to identify criminals. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TD9Y–Virot Steam Carriage (1887) Paris. The passenger blows a horn to warn people to get out of the way.
RM2K0TC3Y–Illustration depicting Hiram Maxim's flying machine. Hiram Maxim (1840-1916) an British inventor. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TCNY–Portable Shower, 1880. Designed by Gaston Bozerian (1853 - 1899), French inventor. It was in effect a fully collapsible shower bath
RM2K0TBYH–Illustration depicting a steam roller built for the city of Liverpool. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TDDM–Scotte steam traction unit; drawing a French army cannon 1900
RM2K0TDA4–steam powered Tricycle; British; 1879
RM2K0TBEK–Illustration depicting Guillaume Amontons' demonstration of his aerial telegraph in the Jardin du Luxembourg. Guillaume Amontons (1663-1705) a French scientific instrument inventor and physicist. Dated 17th Century
RM2K0TC5J–Alphonse Pénaud's airplane, driven by twisted rubber bands. Alphonse Pénaud (1850-1880) a French aviation designer and engineer. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TCPF–Illustration of four men cycling on a tandem 1890
RM2K0TD3E–Cyrano de Bergerac, flying by means of bottles of dew evaporated by sunlight, thus lifting him. From Oeuvres de Cyrano de Bergerac, Paris 1850. Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac (1619 – 1655) was a French novelist, playwright, epistolarian and duellist. A bold and innovative author, his work was part of the libertine literature of the first half of the seventeenth century.
RM2K0TCH6–Punch depicting a couple at a dinner table as a servant looks on and a man relaxing in greenhouse. 1868
RM2K0TD75–Steam traction engine and wagon by Aveling & Porter, English 1863
RM2K0TCYB–Illustration showing a mechanical elephant used as an advertinsing float 1893
RM2K0TCP5–Advert for Humber Diamond Tubular Frame, Bycicle 1890
RM2K0TCY0–19th century Illustration of a Glasgow, Bill Poster pasting a poster advert (billboard) in Scotland
RM2K0TD7Y–De Dion-Bouton steam car 1895. De Dion-Bouton was a French automobile manufacturer and railcar manufacturer operating from 1883 to 1932. The company was founded by the Marquis Jules-Albert de Dion, Georges Bouton, and Bouton's brother-in-law Charles Trépardoux.
RM2K0TDB1–Serpollet steam wagon, 1897. Gardner-Serpollet was a French manufacturer of steam-powered cars in the early 20th century.
RM2K0TC5A–Idea for an air station, 1880. Attributed to Thomas Edison.
RM2K0TBXK–Illustration depicting a snow-plough clearing a Northumberland road. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TC11–Cartoon depicting upper class English men gathered furtively on a rooftop of seedy London Gentlemen's Club. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TD7A–Steam traction engine pulling a pontoon bridge; France 1900
RM2K0TBK4–Illustration depicting a Building and Loan Association receiving Monthly dues. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TBXN–Using steam for keeping streets and pavements free of snow by circulating steam through hollow brick pipes laid under the ground. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TD3D–Newspaper advert for Albert Combination Matchbox, London, 1885. Vesta cases, Vesta boxes, or pocket match safes or match safes were small portable boxes made in a great variety of forms with snapshut covers to contain vestas (short matches) and keep them dry.
RM2K0TBR5–Illustration depicting an ancient British trackway. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TC62–Alphonse Pénaud's helicopter, driven by twisted rubber bands. Alphonse Pénaud (1850-1880) a French aviation designer and engineer. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TD3C–Reuben Jasper Spalding's (1889) method of quick, direct transport; an electrically driven ornithoper. From Der Stein der Weisen, (ca 1895).
RM2K0TCRN–Punch Illustrationj depicting a horse staring at his owners new bycicle with a sense of sorrow 1896
RM2K0TBET–Illustration depicting Robert Hooke's proposal for an aerial telegraph. Robert Hooke (1635-1703) an English natural philosopher, architect, and polymath. Dated 17th Century
RM2K0TCGX–Old salts (sailors, Seamen), enjoying a pipe of tobacco while they hâve a good yarn (talk). Illustration ty W.Clarkson Stanfield, 1840
RM2K0TBF5–Illustration titled 'The Old Squire', depicting the Squire after dinner alone. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TDB6–Scotte steam traction unit; drawing a train of French military wagons 1900
RM2K0TCYW–Man placing an advert in the personal section of a newspaper 1882
RM2K0TDET–meteorologists, Glaisher and Coxvell making a scientific balloon ascent to make various observations, 1870
RM2K0TD7W–Paris-Rouen road race, Paris, 1890 after a picture in Velocipede Illustré
RM2K0TCAJ–Anti-Tobacco Cartoon, (English) circa 1878. Punch
RM2K0TDA8–English built, Steam road roller and traction engine, The front axle could be removed, and a casting fixed to which front rollers could be attached, so making a dual purpose machine 1891
RM2K0TC5P–Hiram Maxim's water tube boiler of his flying machine. Hiram Maxim (1840-1916) an British inventor. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TC0R–Illustration depicting a cyclist in busy London traffic. The man is riding a machine of the Rover safety type. Illustrated by Stephen Thomas Dadd (1879-1914) an English artist. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TDAH–Scotte steam traction unit; drawing a train of French military wagons 1900
RM2K0TCR2–Otto Bycicle 1888
RM2K0TCHC–Drawing of a tobacco plant; 1832. Nicotiana , is a genus of herbaceous plants and shrubs of the family Solanaceae, that is indigenous to the Americas, Australia, south west Africa and the South Pacific. Various Nicotiana species
RM2K0TBPF–Illustration depicting a stile. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TCH7–Cuspidor stand, designed by Andrew A. Scheidler of New York. Spittle, cigar ash, etc, passed down tube into the sand tray at the bottom. New York, 1884
RM2K0TBR8–Illustration depicting the Simplon Pass, a mountain pass between the Pennine Alps and the Lepontine Alps in Switzerland. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TCYR–Cartoon from punch showing that sex; crime; violence have always played a strong part in street advertisng; London 1887
RM2K0T30R–On May 4th, 3000 students from 13 schools in Beijing assembled in front of Tiananmen Square, demanding to abolish 'Twenty-One', they exclaimed slogans such as: 'Struggling for national power abroad, punishing thieves at home' and protested after the meeting. The May Fourth Movement thus began. 'Twenty-One', or Twenty One Demands, was a set of demands made by Japan during World War I, which greatly extend control over China. The May Fourth Movement was a Chinese anti-imperialist, cultural, and political movement that grew out of student protests in Beijing on May 4, 1919.
RM2K0TD04–Engraving after the French artist Boucardon depicting a Bill Poster placing a poster advert or bulletin on a Paris wall. 18th century 1740's
RM2K0TDEE–Foden Steam Wagon 'The Pride of Edwin' 1916. Foden Trucks was a British truck and bus manufacturing company which has its origins in Sandbach, Cheshire in 1856. 'Pride of Edwin' Works Number 6368. Registered 'M 8118' July 1916 new to The Portsmouth & Gosport Gas, Coke & Light Company. 5 ton Compound engined steam wagon
RM2K0TBPG–Engraving depicting a steep Norwegian mountain. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TD6Y–Forder and Travers 'Boneshaker' bicycle 1870
RM2K0TC5C–Illustration depicting Hiram Maxim's steam-powered plane. Hiram Maxim (1840-1916) an British inventor. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TBEH–Illustration depicting an invention by Claude Chappe (1763-1805) a French inventor. Dated 18th Century
RM2K0TC47–Gustave Trouvé's flying machine, which he presented to the Academie des sciences. Gustave Trouvé (1839-1902) a French electrical engineer and inventor. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TBYP–Cartoon proposing an elevated pavement. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TBPH–Illustration depicting a girl sitting on a stile, waiting for her lover. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TCHB–Cigarette making machine operated by a woman worker. The machine could produce 960 cigarettes per hour. American 1878
RM2K0TCAP–Anti-Tobacco Cartoon, (English) circa 1878. Punch
RM2K0TBP9–Illustration depicting the Road of Antoninus, an ancient Roman road. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TCR0–Satirical Illustration based on a modern day take upon an ancient Greek frieze adapted to show cyclists in the 1896 Athens Olympic Games
RM2K0TDA2–French motor engineer, Roger de Montais's oil heated steam truck; 1887
RM2K0TD3H–Pickering's crank-pedal driven bicycle. 'America' From Edward H. Knight The Practical Dictionary of Mechanics, 1880
RM2K0TBPW–Illustration depicting foot travellers resting on their journey. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TD35–Flying machine proposed by the Brazilian priest Fr. Bartolommeo Laurenço de Gusmâo; 1709. This had sails, and bellows to create a wind during calm conditions.
RM2K0TD7X–Steam road locomotive, built by Mr Rickett for the Earl of Caithness, in which the Earl and Countess and the Rev. W. Ross drove the 150 miles from Inverness to Barrogell Castle, in two days. 1860. Thomas Rickett from Buckingham, England, made a steam-powered car in 1860
RM2K0TCB8–Punch Cartoon about a man who cannot afford tobacco for his pipe circa 1885
RM2K0TD3J–Bill-posting an advert in London, 1843
RM2K0TDA5–Serpollet steam car 1895. Gardner-Serpollet was a French manufacturer of steam-powered cars in the early 20th century.
RM2K0TCHK–Drawing of a tobacco plant and plantation. 1845. Nicotiana , is a genus of herbaceous plants and shrubs of the family Solanaceae, that is indigenous to the Americas, Australia, south west Africa and the South Pacific. Various Nicotiana species
RM2K0TDA3–British Steam Road locomotive, with chain drive 1888
RM2K0TCA8–Idea for a helicopter, presented to the Académie des Sciences in 1784 by Launoy and Bienvenu;
RM2K0TCHF–A double Monocycle 1869.
RM2K0TCXK–Leibig advert for 'Lemco' food extract for cooking. 1880
RM2K0TD2X–Futuristic drawing showing a hotel landing platform to board an air taxi. From Robida, Le Vingtieme Siecle, Paris 1883;
RM2K0TDDX–Thorneycroft Steam truck, built in their factory at Chiswick.1899
RM2K0TBY4–Illustration titled 'Roadmaking' depicting a horse pulling a roller to smooth down the road surface. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TBF4–Thumb prints with reference grid superimposed, used to identify criminals. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TC4Y–Samuel Pierpont Langley's first steam powered plane model. Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906) an American, astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer, and a pioneer of aviation. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TCAB–Idea for air travel in America, 1880. Attributed to Thomas Edison.
RM2K0TDDN–Steam engine pulling granite column for New York Cathedral, addition on the east, including a Lady chapel, constructed from 1901 to 1906
RM2K0TCH8–Mower taking his ease with a pipe after haymaking, Illustration of August for John Clare 'The Shepherd's Calendar'. 1848
RM2K0TBJJ–Illustration depicting a man in country lodgings. Dated 19th Century
RM2K0TC5X–The Flying Fish, an idea for air travel in America, 1880. Attributed to Thomas Edison.
RM2K0TCXJ–Illustration showing an estate agent and a man searching for property in a newspaper. 1869
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