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Creator:
Robert K. Thomas, 1816–1864, British
after S. D. Skillet, active 1840–1865
Title:

The "Meteor" and "Prince of Wales" Iron Steam Vessels

Date:
1844
Medium:
Color lithograph on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 11/16 × 37 3/8 inches (65.2 × 94.9 cm) and Image: 17 11/16 × 30 1/8 inches (44.9 × 76.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "THIS PRINT OF THE "METEOR" AND "PRINCE OF WALES" IRON STEAM VESSELS, | (built by Messrs, Miller, Ravenhill & Co.) | leaving the Brunswick Wharf, Blackwall is respectfully dedicated to | THE DIRECTORS OF THE BLACKWALL RAILWAY COMPANY. | by their obedient Servant | S.D. Skillet. | These Vessels are Unrivalled in Speed."; lettered, lower left: "S.D. Skillet delt. R.K.Thomas, lithl."; lettered, lower right: "Day & Haghe Lithrs. to the Queen."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13050
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37614
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