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1874 Wood Engraving Joseph Nash Art PS Castalia Steamship English Channel YTG9

1874 Wood Engraving Joseph Nash Art PS Castalia Steamship English Channel YTG9

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"The New Twin Steamer 'Castalia' intended for Passenger Traffic between France and England"

This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of an illustration by Joseph Nash (1809-1878) that depicts the twin-hulled paddle steamer, PS Castalia, that was built in 1874 by the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company of London, England for the English Channel Steamship Company.


This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Light surface rub - bottom left corner. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 13.75 x 11.25 inches; 35 x 29 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 pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from 1874 from The Graphic that portray many of the famous people, places, and events of the Victorian era world. To continue browsing this diverse collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Nash, Joseph. Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by H. Harral.

Keywords specific to this image: Nautical, Marine, Ocean, Sea, Sailing, Boat

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