The New Aerial Omnibus
Illustration, Drollery; Essay, Drollery
N, pseud. [William Newman] *
Transport, Invention, Travel
Describes a scheme for solving the congestion problems on London's thoroughfares: passenger-carrying vehicles suspended from 'strong lines of rope', strung between such lofty constructions as the monument on Fish Street Hill and Nelson's Column. The illustration depicts two such aerial carriages.
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