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Crimean War large engraving. The British Fleet Forming Line Abreast, c1853

Crimean War large engraving. The British Fleet Forming Line Abreast, c1853

by The Illustrated London News

The British Fleet vessels employed in the Spithead Review: Terrible, Valorous, Leopard, Odin, Highflyer, Imperieuse, Edinburgh, Blenheim, Wellington, Magicienne, Fairy, Agamemnon, Hogue, Ajax, Arrogant, Tribune, Desperate, Encounter, Sidon, Vesuvius.

Original engraving published on August 20, 1853 for 'The Illustrated London News', illustrating "..the splendid manifestation which was on that day made to the world of the internal resources and the external power, the scientific development and the advanced civilisation - synonymous expressions - of this beloved country.."!

'The Illustrated London News' was the first graphic newspaper. It was a popular publication, with illustrated news of events and discoveries from around the world. The engraved illustrations have always been collected and coloured for framing.

Page size is 275 x 395mm (10.75 x 15.5 inches).

Stock Number: apBritILN149Price: $154.00

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