How the King may travel to Paris – in Future: What the Conqueror did not foresee

Those looming ships and swarming monoplanes don’t make it look as if the tourists are particularly friendly. There’s a touch of the vortex in the drawing.

Have a look at the artist’s signature in the bottom left:


Although without the cubist angularity the sense of the unstoppability of technology is quite pronounced – and explicit, if a tad optimistic, in the accompanying text:

Once the Channel Tunnel is complete – and sooner or later it is bound to come – the tourist bound for France will have the choice of travel by land, sea and air.

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