The Great Western Steamer, In the Hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept 9th 1846 in the outward passage to America.
Liverpool: Dec 10th 1846 Published by the Artist. Slater St.
Lithograph. Printed area 265 x 445mm. Brittle edges.
The SS Great Western, launched in 1837, was the first steamship purposely built for the Atlantic crossing. When it completed the crossing on 23 April 1838, it was the fastest ship ever to do so.
[Ref: 7336] £320.00