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Creator:
Richard Gilson Reeve, 1803–1889
after James Ward, 1769–1859, British
Title:

The Victoria Steam Ship at Hull

Date:
c. 1837
Medium:
Aquatint, hand-colored on moderatetly thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 21 1/4 × 28 1/8 inches (54 × 71.4 cm) and Image: 18 1/16 × 26 15/16 inches (45.9 × 68.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "This Plate, from an original Painting by Ward, of | THE VICTORIA STEAM SHIP, OF 1200 TONS BURTHEN & 400 HORSE POWER, | Charles Bell, Commander, Built in Hull, by Mr. James North, with Machinery and Engines by Mr. David Napier, | and Launched on hte 20th June 1837, the day of Her Most Gracious Majesty's Accession to the Throne, | is Respectfully dedicated to the Gentlemen of "THE ORIGINAL HULL STEAM SHIPPING COMPANY," the Owners of that Magnificewnt Vessel, | BY THEIR DEVOTED SERVANT, JOHN CARNLEY."; lettered, lower left: "(SCALE OF 1/6 OF AN INCH TO A FOOT.)"; lettered, lower right: "ENGRAVED BY R.G.REEVE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.318
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42075
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