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The Great Western

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The title reads, in part, " In Commemoration of the Establishment of Steam Navigation Between Great Britain and America. This Engraving of the Magnificent Steam Ship The Great Western. Lieut. James Hosken R. N. Commander taking her departure from Bristol for New York has been prepared." The Directors of the company are listed to the left of the image and the Dimensions of the vessel are listed to the right. The original painting for this engraving was painted by Samuel Walters at Bristol and the plate was engraved by R. G. and A. W. Reeves of London and it was published May 21st. 1840.

Image 23" x 31".

Item Code: 119

£ 1450

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