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Robert Seymour Caricatures Steam Transportation

Circa 1830
Seymour's Walking by Steam caricature
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About 1830, around the time the first passenger railroad, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway began to carry passengers on a regular basis, artist and caricaturist Robert Seymour caricatured steam transportation in this hand-colored engraving entitled Locomotion: Walking by Steam - Riding by Steam - Flying by Steam.

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