Centsprent: Bateau à vapeur. / Chemin de fer. 55.

Popular print with a steamboat (stoomboot) and a steam train (stoomtrein), both in relatively great detail. The top image shows the steamboat with a paddle wheel on its side, masts, sails and a chimney. The bottom image depicts a train made up of a steam locomotive, a wagon carrying the coal, and behind it a carriage for passengers. Both are identified with captions in French: ‘Bateau à vapeur’ and ‘Chemin de fer’ (railroad). The blocks were probably engraved especially for Hemeleers (de Meyer p. 598).

Schaarbeek, Hemeleers & Van Houter (1827 – 1894), numbered ‘55’ in the upper left corner.

2 woodcut illustrations (135 x 330 mm and 8 x 330 mm) on paper; hand coloured; a caption under each image in letterpress; total: 310 x 375 mm; paper in good condition, except some small tears at the edges.
Meyer p. 163, Boerma p. 759 (Hemeleers 55).

Incl. BTW  90,75

Excl. BTW  75,00

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