C1859

The “Great Eastern” Rounding the Point Opposite Blackwall.

Artist:

E.Wells

Fabulous large engraving of the largest ship built at the time. The SS Great Eastern was an iron sailing steam ship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and built by J. Scott Russell & Co. at Millwall Iron Works on the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The “Great Eastern” Rounding the Point Opposite Blackwall.

Date:

C1859

Artist:

E.Wells

Engraver:

K. Smyth 

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

445mm 
x 293mm

Paper Size: 

503mm 
x 358mm
AUTHENTICITY
The "Great Eastern" Rounding the Point Opposite Blackwall. - Antique Print from 1859

Genuine antique
dated:

1859

Description:

Fabulous large engraving of the largest ship built at the time. The SS Great Eastern was an iron sailing steam ship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and built by J. Scott Russell & Co. at Millwall Iron Works on the River Thames, London. She was the largest ship ever built at the time of her launch in 1858 launch, and had the capacity to carry 4,000 passengers from England to Australia without refueling.

From the original edition of the Illustrated London News.

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