The London Engineer. (Steam Yacht.)
Coloured aquatint with added hand-colour. 146 x 240mm.
The London Engineer began her service in 1818, setting off from Margate, as a packet boat carrying passenger between Margate and London. Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated, British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann. The formal title of the publication was "Respository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it did cover all of these fields. At the time, it was considered to be of great influence to the English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature.
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