Transportation -Pictorial Archive from 19th Century Sources .A rickshaw transporting two daintily dressed women in the hot sun of the Orient.. a crowded stagecoach crossing the Wild West...a giant balloon floating majestically in the air. This is just a sampling of over 500 copyright-free clip art illustrations in this collection, meticulously reproduced from rare 19th-century periodicals as Harper's, Leslie's, Illustrated London News, La Nature, Scientific American and others. Materials were chosen to reflect the diversity of the subject and with an eye for usability. The result is a rich archive of period illustrations depicting a remarkable array of transportation methods.
For convenience, the images have been grouped into nine categories: horse-drawn vehicles, sleighs, bicycles, trolleys, trains, cars (mostly of the early steam powered type), ships, airships (including balloons and dirigibles) and miscellaneous transport, embracing everything from pack animals to rickshaws and impossible but whimsical conveyances.
Encompassing a wide variety of sizes, styles and perspectives, the illustrations are versatile and adaptable to such projects as collage, decoupage, advertisements and more. Artist, designers and craftspeople will find this unique copyright-free treasury a low-cost and convenient source of unusual and imaginative clip art illustrations. Texture is from scanner only. 525 black and white illustrations. Softcover Please Click On Image For A Closer Look!