Saturday, March 31, 2012


Flying Cars FREE COLOR IMAGE: Title: Le Sortie de l'opéra en l'an 2000 / A. Robida. Creator(s): Robida, Albert, 1848-1926, artist. Date Created / Published: 1882? Medium: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored.

Summary: Print shows a futuristic view of air travel over Paris as people leave the Opera. Many types of aircraft are depicted including buses and limousenes, police patrol the skies, and women are seen driving their own aircraft.

Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-13553 (digital file from original item)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF. Works published before 1923, in this case 1882 ca., are now in the public domain.

This image is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case Albert Robida (1848, Compiègne, Oise – 1926), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from the last day of that year. +sookie tex

Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1964:R1 [item] [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.

Flying Cars

Notes: Title from item. Accession box no. 46. Subjects: Aircraft--France--Paris--1880-1890. Science fiction--1880-1890. Format: Conjectural works--1880-1890. Humorous pictures--1880-1890. Lithographs--Hand-colored--1880-1890. Collections: Miscellaneous Items in High Demand.

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