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The Aerial Transit Company

Title
By permission of the Patentees, this engraving of the first carriage, the "Ariel" is respectfully inscribed to the Directors of The Aerial Transit Company.
Author
ACKERMANN & CO.
Publisher
[Ackermann & Co.,
Publication place
London,
Publication date
1843].
Dimensions
Image: 301 by 418mm (11.75 by 16.5 inches). Sheet: 370 by 485mm (14.5 by 19 inches).
Price
SOLD
Reference
12459

Description

Aquatint with original hand colour, trimmed to text, with loss.

Notes

A print of the 'Ariel' flying machine, showing it above open country north of London. Frederick Marriott, a director of the Aerial Transit Company, oversaw the production of a number of prints to publicise the project, often showing the machine in exotic locations. Another variant was produced showing the machine over the Great Pyramids on the Nile.

Bibliography

Science Museum 10426684.