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Henry Bell, Scottish engineer, 1826.

Tannock, James

 
Henry Bell, Scottish engineer, 1826.
4 0 c m
 
35cm
actual image size: 27cm x 32cm

Description

Oil painting on canvas by James Tannock of Henry Bell (1767-1830), Scottish pioneer of steam navigation. Bell built the 'Comet', Europe's first pasenger-carrying steam ship. It was launched in 1812 onto the River Clyde, famous for many years as the home of the Glasgow shipyards. Dimensions: 1020mm x 850mm x 40mm.

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10300336

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