'Design for a Mail-post Carriage by G Shillibeer', 1835.

Shillibeer, George

 
'Design for a Mail-post Carriage by G Shillibeer', 1835.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

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Excerpt from a four page letterpres with a woodcut illustration of a proposed improved mail carriage submitted to the Earl of Litchfield, the Postmaster General, by George Shillibeer. Shillibeer was the man who pioneered bus travel in the United Kingdom when he introduced his horse-drawn omnibus in London in 1829.

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