Iron Twin Screw Armour Clad War Steamer 'Moyini Zaffer'.Built for the Tirkish Government by Samuda Brothers. London.
London. Published Dec.r 1st 1869 by W.m Foster, 17 Billiter Streeet, E.C.
Tinted lithograph, printed area 410 x 615mm. Unexamined out of frame.
A Turkish warship. Samuda Brothers was an engineering and ship building firm on the Isle of Dogs, founded by Jacob and Joseph d'Aguilar Samuda, Jewish civil engineers. They built boats for the Royal Navy, P&O, and the navys of Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Prussia, Brazil & Argentina. Jacob also invented the 'atmospheric' railway, using air pressure to provide power for propulsion. Joseph became MP for Tavistock and, at the time this print was published, Tower Hamlets.
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