The Favourite steam ships Vivid and Waterwitch, off Orfordness in a Breeze
- Colored aquatint on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
- 25 5/16 × 33 inches (64.3 × 83.8 cm), 23 × 30 1/2 inches (58.4 × 77.5 cm), and 18 × 26 11/16 inches (45.7 × 67.8 cm)
Lettered, lower left: "PAINTD BY J.WARD ESQE."; lettered, lower center: "PRINTED BY MCQUEEN | This Plate of the Favourite Steam Ships | VIVID AND WATERWITCH, OFF ORFORDNESS IN A BREEZE, | From a Painting in the Possession of Thomas Griffin, Esqr. is respectfully dedicated to that Gentleman & the other Shareholders of | The Number Union Steam Company, by their obliged & Humble Servant, R.S. Crackles. | Hull, October, 1839"; lettered, lower right: "ENGRAVED BY R.G. & A.W. REEVE."; lettered, lower left: "Builty by Curling Young & Co. | Engines by Seaward & Capel | Limehouse"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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Richard Gilson Reeve, 1803–1889, The Favourite steam ships Vivid and Waterwitch, off Orfordness in a Breeze, 1839
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