Antique Print, Screw Steam Ship of War, Duke of Wellington, c.1860 – KittyPrint

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Screw Steam Ship Of War Duke Wellington C.1860 Prints

Antique Print, Screw Steam Ship of War, Duke of Wellington, c.1860

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Illustrating the longitudinal section and three cross sections. She was intended as a sailing vessel, but  in 1851 with of the adoption of the screw propeller provided the navy with a steam-driven naval power. This was the flagship of the fleet of Vice- Admiral Sir Charles Napier and served as  his flagship throughout the Baltic campaign of 1854.
Drawn by J.Maxton, engraved by J.W. Lowry, published by Blackie and Son,c.1860

Size35 x 25 cm. Condition Good.


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