Antique Print-STEAM FRIGATE-SAILING SHIP- USS MERRIMACK-USA-Smyth-1856

Price: € 44,50

Subject: Plate : 'The United States' steam frigate Merrimac.' This plate shows the USS Merrimack, a screw frigate. English text on verso.
Condition: Very good, given age. A faint horizontal line of discolouration just below the middle of the image. Creases from the bottom margin into the image. General age-related toning and light staining/soiling from handling as visible on image. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Wood engraving on vellin paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 40 x 28 cm. The image size is ca. 35 x 24 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 15.7 x 11 inch. The image size is ca. 13.8 x 9.4 inch.
Part Number: 46016
Location: DP-A132-20
Description: This antique print originates from 'The Illustrated London News'. The Illustrated London News was the world's first illustrated weekly news magazine; its inaugural issue appeared on Saturday, 14 May 1842. The magazine was published weekly until 1971, and less frequently thereafter. Publication ceased in 2003. This plate was published 1856.

Artists and Engravers: This plate engraved by Smyth.