'Two hundred years hence, or, an aerial ship taking in pasengers', 19th century.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured political caricature print from 'McLean's Monthly Sheet of Caricatures' (No 38) showing a steam-powered aerial ship taking in pasengers bound for New York. One of the pasengers jeers at the people below in their 'old-fashioned' steam boats, while foreign travellers in another balloon question the ship's viability. Dimensions: 397mm x 273mm.