The Hindostan, of 1800 Tons and 520 Horse Power.To the Court of Directors of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, This Print of the Hindostan departing from Southampton on the 24th Sept.r 1842, to open the comprehensive plan of Steam Communication with British India, &c.
London, Published July 1st 1843, by M.r Huggins, 105 Leadenhall Street.
Coloured aquatint, scarce, in a very fine maple frame. 430 x 630mm, 17 x 24¾". Repaired tear in sky trimmed to plate.
SS Hindostan, a side paddle-wheel steamer launched in 1842, covered the P&O route from England to India. She sank in a cyclone in Calcutta in 1864 while employed as a storeship.
[Ref: 17682] £950.00