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1841 HAND COLOUR AQUATINT PRINT THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY SHIP VIVID
- Published by Mr. Huggins, London, 1841. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by E. Duncan after Huggins. A fine portrait of an early steamer. William Huggins served for several years at sea in the service of the East India Company, and on his return to London used his intimate knowledge of shipping to paint detailed ship portraits. Here he pictures VIVID 500 tons, one of the vessels owned by the General Steam Navigation Company which was founded in 1824 One of the first steam ship operators, they continued in operation until the 1960s when the company was taken over by the P. & O. Line. THIS LISTING IS FOR THE SINGLE PRINT SHOWN Approximate size: 23 inches x 17 inches(590mm x 435mm)
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