British Royal Navy battle ships England panorama 1886 old antique color printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Types of the Royal Navy of Great Britain
Issued London, July 1886 by Illustrated London News . Art by J.R. Wells. Printed by Leighton Brothers.
Includes the gun ships and military vessels Monarch- Glatton- Comus- a torpedo boat- Minotaur-Rupert- Hercules- Tourmaline- Temeraire- Medina- Shannon- Gorgon- Iris & Dreadnought.
Lovely and unquestionably scarce large oblong print. Chromolithographed and appearing as a loose supplement to a 19th century weekly newspaper.
Various fold-lines, some old reinforcements on reverse, but overall clean with only minor light surface age wear and toning as typical. Large loosely issued folding prints like this survive in relatively small numbers and often with much more physical damage than this one.
Sheet measures c. 43" x 16"
Engraved area measures c. 40" x 12""
Folio. Oblong format.