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In commemoration of the establishment of steam navigation between Great Britain and America ... this engraving of the magnificent steam ship, the Great Western....

Image ID: 53882

In commemoration of the establishment of steam navigation between Great Britain and America ... this engraving of the ma... (1840)

Image Details

Image Title

:  In commemoration of the establishment of steam navigation between Great Britain and America ... this engraving of the magnificent steam ship, the Great Western....

Creator(s)

: Reeve, R. G., fl. 1811-1837 -- Etcher
Reeve, A. W. -- Etcher

Additional Name(s)

: Ackermann and Co. -- Publisher
Freebody, Thomas -- Publisher
Walter, Joseph, 1783-1856 -- Artist
Bent, Robert -- Publisher
Freebody, Thomas -- Dedicator

Published Date

: 1840

Depicted Date

: [1838]

Medium

: Aquatints -- Hand-colored

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print ; 46.3 x 69 cm.

Notes

: Print also published in London by Ackerman & Co and Robert Bent. Note 2.) Print bears dedication to directors and shareholders of the Great Western steam ship company. Note 3.) Print contains list of company's directors and vessel's dimensions in lower margin. Note 4.) Print depicts April 8, 1838. Note 5.) Print issued May 21, 1840.

Standard Reference

: Deák 484; Stokes 1838-E-95

Source

: I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints. / Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 53882

Record ID

: 118176

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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