The Great Western.Lying at her Moorings at Broad Pill.
Lithographed & Published by T. Bedford, 44 Broad Quay Bristol. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, image 170 x 245mm. 6¾ x 9¾". Lightly soiled. Sheet corners missing.
The SS Great Western, launched in 1837, was the first steamship purposely built for the Atlantic crossing. When it completed the crossing on 23 April 1838, it was the fastest ship ever to do so. An attractive lithograph. After Joseph Walter (1783 - 1856), marine painter, who worked in Bristol.
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