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1900 Print Ermack Baltic Ocean Glacier Ice Crushing Ship Armstrong TSM1

1900 Print Ermack Baltic Ocean Glacier Ice Crushing Ship Armstrong TSM1

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This is an original 1900 halftone print of the "Ermack" pushing through a heavy ice drift in the Baltic Ocean.

The quadruple screw-steamer "Ermack" was built in 1864 b Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth, and Company at Walker-on-Tyne and was based on the designs of Russian merchant Britneff. The ship was designed to crush icebergs with its own weight, which was estimated to be about 8,000 tons while carrying 3,000 tons of coal. This ship was 305 feet long and 71 feet wide. It was known to be the the strongest ship of its time.

CONDITION

This 111+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 4.5 inches; 13 x 11 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Arctic, Shipbuilding, Shipbuilders

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