This photographic print is a copy of an original engraving. It is a cartoon of Magnus Volk pushing a carriage, titled 'Perseverence'. The image was originally published in the Brightonian periodical. Magnus Volk was a famous local inventor, 1851 - 1937. Volk invented the first public electric railway in Great Britain, The Volks Railway on Madeira Drive, which was first opened in 1893.