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1873 Wood Engraving Art HMS Devastation Ship British Royal Navy Victorian YTG6

1873 Wood Engraving Art HMS Devastation Ship British Royal Navy Victorian YTG6

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"The Trial Trip of HMS Devastation"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of a pair of illustrations that depicts the sea trials of the Devastation-class ironclad mastless turret ship, HMS Devastation, of the British Royal Navy during the Victorian era. The ship was broken up and scrapped in 1908.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 13.5 inches; 25 x 34 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic that illustrate some of the famous people, places, and events of Victorian era England and the world. To continue browsing this remarkable collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Keywords specific to this image: Nautical, Ocean, Military, Sailor, Sailing

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