Richard Tangye with the 'Great Eastern', c 1850s.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Richard Tangye with the 'Great Eastern', c 1850s.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Richard Tangye seen here with the Great Eastern, the first ship to lay a permanent transatlantic telegraph cable (in 1866). Brunel designed the 'Great Western' in 1838, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The Great Eastern, designed in collaboration with John Scott Russell (1808- 1882), was the largest vessel afloat until 1899. In 1833, he was appointed the engineer for the Great Western Railway, for which he constructed all the tunnels, viaducts and bridges.
 

Image Ref.

10318846
 

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas