"HMS Royal Alfred in an Atlantic Gale"
This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration that depicts the 273-foot broadside ironclad frigate, HMS Royal Alfred, of the British Royal Navy, caught in a gale while sailing the waters of the Atlantic Ocean during the Victorian era.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of the people, places, and events of Victorian era England and world, including the wedding of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh to Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, and scenes from the American "Wild West". To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
Keywords specific to this image: Nautical, Sea, Maritime, Military, Boat