Steam riding rocket

Steam riding rocket

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Credit: SHEILA TERRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Steam riding rocket. Historical artwork of a Mr. Golightly experimenting on Messieiurs Quick and Speed's new patent high pressure Steam Riding Rocket. The work is entitled "The Flight of Intellect", perhaps symbolic of the dramatic increase in technological knowledge during the Industrial Revolution and the appearance of steam locomotives such as Stevenson's "Rocket". Published in Picture Magazine, 1894.

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