[LITHOGRAPH] Vanity Fair Cartoon, 1880
Lithograph published in Vanity Fair in London, England. Original print. "Men of the Day No. 231" Sir Henry Bessemer, E. E. Nov. 6 1880 Numbered: 70295. Matted, very good condition.
Sir Henry Bessemer was an English inventor who designed a steel-making process called Bessemer Process, the first cost-efficient process of manufacturing steel. It also led to his invention of the Bessemer converter. He made steel available in industrial quantities at an affordable price.