British Steam Vesels, 1820-1851.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Aquatint published by R Ackermann, showing a 'View of British Steam Vesels under Weigh as Designed and Constructed by Barrodall Robert Dodd' of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. The paddle steamer on a pleasure trip in the centre of the image is surrounded by sailing barges, sailing boats and, in the foreground, a rowing boat. An inset shows the interior of the principal cabin of the main vesel. Dimensions: 400mm x 580mm.