First Attempt to Launch the Great Eastern Steamship Leviathan

Frederick Coke Smyth, English, 1800 - about 1888

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1857

Wood engraving, newsprint

Sheet: 15 1/2 × 21 3/8 in. (39.4 × 54.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.954.29.11

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in block, lower left: EW; lower right: Smyth Sc.; center: FIRST ATTEMPT TO LAUNCH THE GREAT EASTERN NAVIGATION COMPANY‘S STEAM-SHIP "LEVIATHAN."

Provenance

Holman‘s Print Shop, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1954.

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