The Great Western Steam Ship,intended to trade between Bristol and New York, leaving Cumberland Basin on the morning of the 18th Aug. 1837, in tow of the Lion Steam Tug and accompanied by the Benledi and Herald Steamers for the purpose of proceeding to London to receive her Engines.
Rare lithograph. Sheet 230 x 305mm (9 x 12"). Trimmed to image and around title, laid on album paper.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel's SS Great Western leaving the docks at Bristol to be fitted with engines by Maudslay, Sons & Field. Her maiden voyage started on 8th April 1838.
NMM: PAH0209. From an album of the Walter family.
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