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Shillibeer's Omnibus: 19th century

S. Gans

Shillibeer's Omnibus: 19th century
3 0 c m
actual image size: 29cm x 22cm

Full image caption

Shillibeer's Omnibus: A new carriage on the Parisian mode, for the conveyance of inside passengers from Paddington to the Bank', horse drawn omnibus with passengers. George Shillibeer was a coachbuilder who introduced the omnibus to London. He started his first service on 4th July 1829 between Paddington along the New Road to Bank, the fare was a shilling.

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1829 AD - 1835 AD
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