1873 Print Conde's Challenge Steam Pump Antique Machine C A Conde MAB1


This is a set of two original 1873 halftone prints of a Challenge Steam-Pump, manufactured by C. A. Conde & Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fig. 1 shows the exterior view of a Conde's Challenge Steam Pump. Fig. 2 shows a longitudinal section of a Conde's Challenge Steam Pump.

Please see both images.


This 138+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is print on the reverse, and some bleed through visible on this print. Fig. 2 measures 3.75 W by 2.75 H.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 3.75 inches; 10 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: machinery, invention, apparatus, vintage tools