The Great Western. Passing Clevedon, on her return from New York.Length 236 Feet, Breadth 59 Feet, Tonnage 1320, 2 Engines of 225 Horse Power Each.
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Zincograph laid on ornamental boarder sheet. Sheet 229 x 274mm. 9 x 10¾".
The SS Great Western of 1838 was purpose built for crossing the Atlantic and the initial unit of the Great Western Steamship Company. She was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and was the model for all successful wooden Atlantic paddle-steamers.
In the Bristol City Council Museum [Ma4435].
[Ref: 25163] £65.00