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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....

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Title
In commemoration of the establishment of steam navigation between Great Britain and America ... this engraving of the magnificent steam ship, the Great Western....
Names
Ackermann and Co. (Publisher)
Freebody, Thomas (Publisher)
Walter, Joseph (1783-1856) (Artist)
Freebody, Thomas (Dedicator)
Bent, Robert (Publisher)
Reeve, A. W. (Etcher)
Reeve, R. G. (fl. 1811-1837) (Etcher)
Collection

I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints.

Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840
Place: Hull
Publisher: Thomas Freebody
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Topics
Great Western (Steamship)
Bristol Channel
Ships -- Great Britain
Genres
Aquatints -- Hand-colored
Notes
Citation/reference: Stokes 1838-E-95
Content: Print also published in London by Ackerman & Co and Robert Bent.
Content: Print bears dedication to directors and shareholders of the Great Western steam ship company.
Content: Print contains list of company's directors and vessel's dimensions in lower margin.
Content: Print depicts April 8, 1838.
Content: Print issued May 21, 1840.
Citation/reference: Deák 484
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print ; 46.3 x 69 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf97db70-c5ed-012f-716e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "In commemoration of the establishment of steam navigation between Great Britain and America ... this engraving of the magnificent steam ship, the Great Western...." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7a9b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "In commemoration of the establishment of steam navigation between Great Britain and America ... this engraving of the magnificent steam ship, the Great Western...." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7a9b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1840). In commemoration of the establishment of steam navigation between Great Britain and America ... this engraving of the magnificent steam ship, the Great Western.... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7a9b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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....