C1877

The Ly-ee-moon - on Fire, off Pyrmont.

Artist:

unknown

Very rare colonial engraving of the steamship Ly-ee-moon on fire at Pyrmont on the morning of 5th November, 1877. From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News. References: Gibbs & Shallard. Illustrated Sydney News. ISSN 2203-5397. Collections: State Library New … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Ly-ee-moon – on Fire, off Pyrmont.

Date:

C1877

Artist:

unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

188mm 
x 108mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Ly-ee-moon - on Fire, off Pyrmont. - Antique View from 1877

Genuine antique
dated:

1877

Description:

Very rare colonial engraving of the steamship Ly-ee-moon on fire at Pyrmont on the morning of 5th November, 1877.

From the original edition of The Illustrated Sydney News.

References:
Gibbs & Shallard. Illustrated Sydney News. ISSN 2203-5397.

Collections:
State Library New South Wales: F8/39-40
State Library Victoria: PCINF SLVIC=1853-1872
National Library Australia: Bib ID 440095he Ly-ee-moon sank on 30 May 1886 at Green Cape New South Wales. Built as an iron side paddle wheeler at Blackwall, London in 1859 the vessel was refitted in 1874 and converted to screw propulsion. The new compound engine generated 160 horsepower. The graceful steamer retained an elegant clipper bow and now had a tonnage of 1202 tons and a length of 86 metres.

 

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