1927 Print HMS Calliope Storm Sea Nautical Steamship Samoa Sydney Australia XGQ7
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This is an original 1927 halftone print of the H.M.S. Calliope leaving Sydney, Australia (New South Wales). The Calliope was the sole ship not sunk or stranded during the tropical cyclone that struck Samoa in 1889 and fact known as "one of the most famous episodes of seamanship in the 19th century."
This 84+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water stain - right side.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 4.25 x 3 inches; 11 x 8 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: Victorian, navy, Sailing Corvette, Britain, British