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Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern, 1857, printed 1863-64

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Naval boat-race in Cork Harbour, 1865. Creator: Smyth

Naval boat-race in Cork Harbour, 1865. Creator: Smyth
Naval boat-race in Cork Harbour, [Ireland], 1865. 'Some days ago an exciting match was rowed at Queenstown, Cork Harbour, by the crews, respectively

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Isle of Mussowah, in the Red Sea, the head-quarters of the Abyssinian Relief Mission, 1865

The Isle of Mussowah, in the Red Sea, the head-quarters of the Abyssinian Relief Mission, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Isle of Mussowah, in the Red Sea, the head-quarters of the Abyssinian Relief Mission, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Lieutenant S. S

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: meeting of the Reine Hortense and the Osborne

The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: meeting of the Reine Hortense and the Osborne, 1865. Creator: Smyth
The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: meeting of the Reine Hortense and the Osborne, 1865. 'There are few places in which a naval spectacle can be seen to greater advantage than

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Regatta on the Danube at Buda-Pesth, during the visit of the Emperor of Austria, 1865

Regatta on the Danube at Buda-Pesth, during the visit of the Emperor of Austria, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Regatta on the Danube at Buda-Pesth, during the visit of the Emperor of Austria, 1865. Engraving of a sketch by M. Josef Keve of '...a most animated

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: H.M.S. Leopard in dock at Shanghai, 1865. Creator: Unknown

H.M.S. Leopard in dock at Shanghai, 1865. Creator: Unknown
H.M.S. Leopard in dock at Shanghai, 1865. 'An officer of H.M.S. Leopard has sent us a sketch of the position of that ship in Muirhead's Dock, Shanghai

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The British Channel Squadron entering Cherbourg Harbour, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The British Channel Squadron entering Cherbourg Harbour, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The British Channel Squadron entering Cherbourg Harbour, [northern France], 1865. View '...from a sketch by our special artist...The first to round the point was the Royal yacht Osborne, while

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Prince and Princess of Wales landing at Barnpool, Mount Edgcumbe, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Prince and Princess of Wales landing at Barnpool, Mount Edgcumbe, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Prince and Princess of Wales landing at Barnpool, Mount Edgcumbe, 1865. 'The [royal yacht] Osborne, on her arrival, took up her moorings in Barn Pool...where there is a private landing-place

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Saloon Steam-Packet Company's vessel Alexandra, for passenger traffic on the Thames, 1865

The Saloon Steam-Packet Company's vessel Alexandra, for passenger traffic on the Thames, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Saloon Steam-Packet Company's vessel Alexandra, for passenger traffic on the Thames, 1865. 'She is estimated at 140-horse power, nominal

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Royal Yacht Osborne passing through...English squadrons of ironclads in Plymouth Sound, 1865

The Royal Yacht Osborne passing through...English squadrons of ironclads in Plymouth Sound, 1865. Creator: Smyth
The visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Plymouth: the Royal Yacht Osborne passing through the French and English squadrons of ironclads in Plymouth Sound, 1865

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The iron gun-boat Rangariri, built at Sydney for the New Zealand government, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The iron gun-boat Rangariri, built at Sydney for the New Zealand government, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The iron gun-boat Rangariri, built at Sydney for the New Zealand government, 1864. River-boat '...built by Messrs. P. N

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Great Eastern Railway Company's steamer Avalon, 1864. Creator: Smyth

The Great Eastern Railway Company's steamer Avalon, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Great Eastern Railway Company's steamer Avalon, 1864. 'The first of a fleet of steam-boats, which Messrs. Dudgeon, of Cubitt Town, Blackwall

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The South-Eastern Railway Company's Works on the River: view from Southwark Bridge..., 1864

The South-Eastern Railway Company's Works on the River: view from Southwark Bridge..., 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The South-Eastern Railway Company's Works on the River: view from Southwark Bridge, looking east, 1864. 'The Engraving...presents a view of the piles

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The arrival of Garibaldi at Southampton on board the Peninsular and Oriental steamer Ripon, 1864

The arrival of Garibaldi at Southampton on board the Peninsular and Oriental steamer Ripon, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The arrival of Garibaldi at Southampton on board the Peninsular and Oriental steamer Ripon, 1864. Giuseppe Garibaldi, the popular hero of Italian Unification

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The French Transatlantic Company's steam-packet Washington, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The French Transatlantic Company's steam-packet Washington, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The French Transatlantic Company's steam-packet Washington, 1864. 'This large and beautiful paddle-wheel steamer, the first of a line of mail-packets

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Temporary bridge over the Thames at Blackfriars, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Temporary bridge over the Thames at Blackfriars, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Temporary bridge over the Thames at Blackfriars, [London], 1864. 'Old Blackfriars Bridge, which has been for some time in a very crazy condition, must speedily be rebuilt;

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Launch of the Knight Commander, iron screw steam-ship, built at Dublin, 1864. Creator: Smyth

Launch of the Knight Commander, iron screw steam-ship, built at Dublin, 1864. Creator: Smyth
Launch of the Knight Commander, iron screw steam-ship, built at Dublin, 1864. View of '...the first large iron vessel ever built in the port of Dublin as she glided off her cradle into

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Colonel Lamb blockade-runner, built at Liverpool, 1864. Creator: Smyth

The Colonel Lamb blockade-runner, built at Liverpool, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Colonel Lamb blockade-runner, built at Liverpool, 1864. Engraving from a drawing by Mr. William Woods....an exciting race took place...between the paddle-wheel steam-boat Douglas...and

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Pacific Steam Navigation Company's new iron mail steam-ship Quito, 1864

The Pacific Steam Navigation Company's new iron mail steam-ship Quito, 1864. This beautiful vessel, which left the Mersey on the 27th January with mails and passengers for St

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The town and port of Nassau, New Providence, Bahama Islands, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The town and port of Nassau, New Providence, Bahama Islands, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The town and port of Nassau, New Providence, Bahama Islands, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by an officer of the 1st West India Regiment

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point... 1864

The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point... 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point, near Queenstown [in Ireland], 1864

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Peninsular and Oriental Company's new paddle-wheel steamer Nyanza, 1864. Creator: Smyth

The Peninsular and Oriental Company's new paddle-wheel steamer Nyanza, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Peninsular and Oriental Company's new paddle-wheel steamer Nyanza, 1864. A ship built by the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company from designs by Mr. G. C

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Sweden: embarkation in the royal yacht Osborne…

Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Sweden: embarkation in the royal yacht Osborne…, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Sweden: embarkation in the royal yacht Osborne at Gottenborg - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Laying the foundation-stone of Brean Down Breakwater, Weston-Super-Mare, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Laying the foundation-stone of Brean Down Breakwater, Weston-Super-Mare, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Laying the foundation-stone of Brean Down Breakwater, Weston-Super-Mare, 1864. View of...the moment when the stone was lowered from the little steam-boat the Wye

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company's new steam-boat The Prince Imperial, 1864

The London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company's new steam-boat The Prince Imperial, 1864. Our Engraving represents the new paddle-wheel steam-boat Prince Imperial

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The War in Japan: action of Sept. 5, in the Strait of Simonosaki, 1864. Creator: Edwin Weedon

The War in Japan: action of Sept. 5, in the Strait of Simonosaki, 1864. Creator: Edwin Weedon
The War in Japan: action of Sept. 5, in the Strait of Simonosaki, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Mr. C. Wirgman, ...our Special Artist

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Effects of the cyclone at Calcutta on the 5th of October - from a photograph, 1864

Effects of the cyclone at Calcutta on the 5th of October - from a photograph, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Effects of the cyclone at Calcutta on the 5th of October, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. F. Fisk Williams...of the devastation on the banks of the River Hooghly...With a noise like distant

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Burning of the United States mail-steamer Roanoke, off St. George's, Bermuda... 1864. Creator: Smyth

Burning of the United States mail-steamer Roanoke, off St. George's, Bermuda... 1864. Creator: Smyth
Burning of the United States mail-steamer Roanoke, off St. George's, Bermuda, on the 9th of October, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by one of the passengers

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Laying the foundation-stone of the Brisbane Bridge, Queensland, New South Wales, 1864

Laying the foundation-stone of the Brisbane Bridge, Queensland, New South Wales, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Laying the foundation-stone of the Brisbane Bridge, Queensland, New South Wales, 1864. The foundation-stone of the new bridge to connect the north and south portions of the city...was laid

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Burning of the American river steamer Isaac Newton on her way from New York to Albany, 1864

Burning of the American river steamer Isaac Newton on her way from New York to Albany, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Burning of the American river steamer Isaac Newton on her way from New York to Albany, 1864. Engraving from a sketch y Mr. Edward L. Henry

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: 'Our Special Artist' on board The Lilian, running the blockade into Wilmington Harbour... 1864

"Our Special Artist" on board The Lilian, running the blockade into Wilmington Harbour... 1864
"Our Special Artist", on board The Lilian, running the blockade into Wilmington Harbour, North Carolina, 1864. American Civil War

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The War in America: Fort Fisher...the British steamer Hansa running the blockade... 1864

The War in America: Fort Fisher...the British steamer Hansa running the blockade... 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The War in America: Fort Fisher, commanding the new inlet entrance to Cape Fear River - the British steamer Hansa running the blockade under the guns of the Fort, 1864

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The new imperial steam-yacht, Taliah, built for the Sultan, 1864. Creator: Smyth

The new imperial steam-yacht, Taliah, built for the Sultan, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The new imperial steam-yacht, Taliah, built for the Sultan, 1864. The yacht, constructed...by Messrs. Samuda, made her trial-trip recently, with the Turkish Ambassador, M. Musurus, on board

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: New blockade-runner Lizzie, built in the Clyde, 1864. Creator: Unknown

New blockade-runner Lizzie, built in the Clyde, 1864. Creator: Unknown
New blockade-runner Lizzie, built in the Clyde, 1864. Engraving from a drawing by Mr. Hugh Aird. This steamer has been built...for the purpose of running the blockade of the ports of the Confederate

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Walking on the steamer 'Lieutenant Malygin' G.N. Fedotova and members of her group...1897

Walking on the steamer "Lieutenant Malygin" G.N. Fedotova and members of her group...1897. Creator: Unknown
Walking on the steamer "Lieutenant Malygin" G.N. Fedotova and members of her group with the Krasnoyarsk public, 1897

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Nebraska and Kansas Territory: Steamer passing Baton Rouge, Nebraska, 1856. Creator: Unknown

The Nebraska and Kansas Territory: Steamer passing Baton Rouge, Nebraska, 1856. Creator: Unknown
The Nebraska and Kansas Territory: Steamer passing Baton Rouge, Nebraska, 1856. Paddle steamer named "Uncle Sam" on the Mississipi, with Old Louisiana State Capitol in the distance

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Boat crew, Russian navy, 1893. Creator: Unknown

Boat crew, Russian navy, 1893. Creator: Unknown
Boat crew, Russian navy, 1893

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Captain Urquhart experimenting with his Life-Preserving Raft on the Thames, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Captain Urquhart experimenting with his Life-Preserving Raft on the Thames, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Captain Urquhart experimenting with his Life-Preserving Raft on the Thames, [in London] 1858. A craft, attracting attention by its singular appearance

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Sick and Wounded embarking at Hong-Kong on board the Steamer 'Canton', 1858. Creator: Unknown

Sick and Wounded embarking at Hong-Kong on board the Steamer "Canton", 1858. Creator: Unknown
Sick and Wounded embarking at Hong-Kong on board the Steamer "Canton", [China], 1858. In relation to this drawing our Artist and Correspondent makes the following remarks

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Australian Twin Steamer 'Bunyip', 1858. Creator: Unknown. The Australian Twin Steamer 'Bunyip'

The Australian Twin Steamer "Bunyip", 1858. Creator: Unknown. The Australian Twin Steamer "Bunyip"
The Australian Twin Steamer "Bunyip", 1858. Our Engraving represents one of a class of vessels now becoming general on the Murray and other rivers in South Australia

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The 'Telegraaf' Iron Steam-boat, recently built by Messrs. Fob, Smit, Jun. and Co... 1858

The "Telegraaf" Iron Steam-boat, recently built by Messrs. Fob, Smit, Jun. and Co... 1858. Creator: Unknown
The "Telegraaf" Iron Steam-boat, recently built by Messrs. Fob, Smit, Jun. and Co. Kinderdyk, near Rotterdam, 1858....the Telegraaf No

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Her Majesty leaving Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Smyth

Her Majesty leaving Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Smyth
Her Majesty leaving Cherbourg, 1858. Queen Victoria returns to England on the Royal Yacht....a farewell visit was paid by the Emperor and Empress;

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Cherbourg Fetes - Arrival of Her Majesty at Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Unknown

The Cherbourg Fetes - Arrival of Her Majesty at Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The Cherbourg Fetes - Arrival of Her Majesty at Cherbourg, 1858. When the Queen [Victoria] and her suite arrived at Cherbourg there were great demonstrations on shore

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: The Cherbourg Fetes - the Royal Yacht passing the Needles, 1858. Creator: Richard Principal Leitch

The Cherbourg Fetes - the Royal Yacht passing the Needles, 1858. Creator: Richard Principal Leitch
The Cherbourg Fetes - the Royal Yacht passing the Needles, 1858. Queen Victoria travels to France. On Thursday week the Victoria and Albert, on her way to Cherbourg

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Terrible; Valorous; Royal Albert, 131, Flag of Vice-Admiral Lyons... 1858. Creator: Unknown

Terrible; Valorous; Royal Albert, 131, Flag of Vice-Admiral Lyons... 1858. Creator: Unknown
Her Majesty en route for Cherbourg, 1858. Queen Victoria visits the French emperor with her escort squadron. Terrible; Valorous; Royal Albert, 131

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Her Majesty en route for Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Her Majesty en route for Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Her Majesty en route for Cherbourg, 1858. Queen Victoria travels...to visit the Emperor and Empress of the French at Cherbourg

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Cherbourg from the Sea, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Cherbourg from the Sea, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Cherbourg from the Sea, 1858. Port on the north coast of France. Cherbourg is situated in the peninsula of Cotentin, the ancient Lower Normandy'. From "Illustrated London News", 1858

Background imagePaddle Steamers Collection: Sketches at the Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race, 1876. Creator: C.R

Sketches at the Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race, 1876. Creator: C.R
Sketches at the Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race, 1876. Annual rowing race on the River Thames in London. The Crews Returning; Off Chiswick Eyot; Clearing the Course



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