The British Queen.As seen from Blackwall Wharf, on Wednesday 10.th July 1839, on her first Voyage to New York.
Zincograph, rare. Sheet 146 x 197mm. 5¾ x 7¾". Stained & creased.
Blackwall Wharf was an early departure point for early steamship services. The SS British Queen was commissioned in 1839 and named in honour of Queen Victoria. After completing nine round trip voyages she was laid up in 1841. She made her maiden voyage to New York on July 11, 1839 and stopped at Portsmouth before entering the Atlantic.
[Ref: 25161] £75.00