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The British fleet at Spithead in July 1853

Date: 1853
Dimensions:
Sheet: 404 x 1120 mm
Image: 340 x 1070 mm
Medium: Wove paper, printing ink.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Keith Wingrove
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00004507
Place Manufactured:London

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    This panoramic view comes from the Supplement to the Illustrated London News of 6 August 1853 and is titled 'The British fleet at Spithead in July 1853'. The ships with the number of their guns are listed beneath the image: NERRUDA, SIDON, COMUS, PRINCE REGENT, LEOPARD, ODIN, AGAMEMNON, BANSHEE, DUKE OF WELLINGTON, HOGUE, EDINBURGH, IMPERIEUSE, HIGHFLYER, LONDON, BLENHEIM, AJAX, AMPHION and ENCOUNTER. There are also a number of unidentified supply vessels featured.
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