The Jay T. Last Collection of Transportation Prints and Ephemera contains more than 730 printed items that relate to land-based
modes of transportation primarily in the United States
from the 1820s to the early 1900s. The bulk of the collection dates from 1840 to 1905 and consists largely of advertising
and promotional materials, business records, and illustrations produced for or
pertaining to the bicycle, carriage and wagon, railroad, and freight and passenger transport industries.
approximately 740 items
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