Road steamer 'Derwent', c 1868..
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Road steamer 'Derwent', c 1868..

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Albumen photograph showing Thomson's road steamer 'Derwent' in operation at Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. Thomson built his first road steamer in November 1867 and then ran that as a prototype for a while. Subsequently he started building others from the middle of 1868 through to 1870 when production was taken over by Tennants of Leith.
 

Image Ref.

10420630
 

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