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Illustration taken from Volume 6 of "The Floral Magazine" by the Rev. H. Honywood Dombrain published by L.Reeve and Co., 5, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London in 1867. The plates are by James Andrews, F.R.H.S.
Comical vintage image of two bears driving a vintage car at breakneck speed. They are both wrapped up against the wind with caps and goggles and a frightened chicken is running away from the speeding car.