First Attempt to Launch the Great Eastern Steamship Leviathan
Frederick Coke Smyth, English, 1800 - about 1888
Wood engraving, newsprint
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 21 3/8 in. (39.4 × 54.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund
Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed, in block, lower left: EW; lower right: Smyth Sc.; center: FIRST ATTEMPT TO LAUNCH THE GREAT EASTERN NAVIGATION COMPANY'S STEAM-SHIP "LEVIATHAN."
Holman's Print Shop, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1954.
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