The Kinecar by William Heath Robinson
Double page illustration by William Heath Robinson (1872-1944) showing a well-equipped omnibus transporting passengers while they watch a film. The caption reads,'a luxurious vehicle fitted with many devices for the comfort of passengers returning home on a winter's evening, an interesting (and true) forecast for the future of travel. Robinson was a regular contributor to the Sketch, the Bystander and other ILN titles during his lifetime. His weekly drawings featuring mind-boggling contraptions and designs were immensely popular. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"
© Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library
The designer and photographic artist Cecil Beaton (standing - r) showing costume designs to Lady Domville (seated, left) and Mrs Sacheverell Sitwell (seated, right) intended for The Dream of the Fair Women Ball (The Pageant of Past, Present and Future Fashions) held on 29th February 1928 at Claridges, London in aid of the Winter Distress League. Date: 1928
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Britains Brabazon I passenger aircraft by G. H. Davis
A Leviathan of the skies: Britain's Brabazon I airliner, designed to carry 72 long-distance passengers. A mammoth aerial express able to cover the England-Australia route in 48 hours, carrying 72 passengers in luxurious comfort in a pressurised, air-conditioned suite of saloons.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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