ca 1870s. An unusual carte, probably taken of a patent model illustrating a steam-powered walking robot with human-modeled body and head, wearing coat and top hat. His hands are attached to a wheeled cart with the steam engine, which operates his legs. His pants are removed to show gearing and levers, imprint of Geo. O. Bedford's Park Gallery Newark, N.J.
Condition: Slight soil, else VG.