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THE STEAMSHIP THE GREAT BRITAIN ON ARRIVAL AT HOBSONíS BAY MELBOURNE IN 1852 ON HER FIRST AUSTRALIAN VOYAGE (DETAIL)

After the problems encountered on her fifth voyage to New York the SS Great Britain changed owners and was greatly modified and improved. This meant new engines, two funnels, four masts instead of six, and a new long deckhouse built above the top deck. She then began the most successful period in her history on the Australia run. The painting sh...

  • Id: ss-great-britain_hobson_bay_melbourne-b1p-065
  • Name: THE STEAMSHIP THE GREAT BRITAIN ON ARRIVAL AT HOBSONíS BAY MELBOURNE IN 1852 ON HER FIRST AUSTRALIAN VOYAGE (DETAIL)
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 36" x 24" (92cm x 61cm)
  • Section: EPIC VOYAGES
  • Book 1 Page: 65