Passengers and Freight Elevators & Architecture
16 x 20 in (41 x 51 cm)
This Collection is a part of "The Growth of Industrial Art" printed in 1890 by the U.S. Patent Office. These tools and modes of production changed people's way of life as well as how they interacted with a rapidly changing world.
"A primitive hosting machine is used in the Convent of St. Catherine, at the foot of Mount Sinai, to raise travellers to a door in the second story". -excerpt from Passenger & Freight Elevators
"The ancient colossal ruins abounding inSiam, Japan, the islands of the Indian Ocean and the wonderful tombs, temples and pyramids of Egypt proclaim the early knowledge of architecture". -excerpt from Architecture
59 on one side, 60 on back side.
Please note: Some posters in this collection have missing pieces and tears on the margin