This Print of the H.E.I.C.'s steam frigate Memnon, ... is... dedicated... by... Charles Gunston

This hand-coloured lithograph shows the two-masted paddle ship Memnon, in port broadside view, under steam and sail, with a following wind. A British flag flies from the mizzen gaff. Figures are visible on the deck. There are several other vessels in this view, including a two-masted sailing vessel close hauled on a starboard tack, on the left of the picture, a small local boat in the foreground with three sailors hoisting or lowering its single, square sail and various other sailing vessels in the far distance. A mountainous coastline and a town are visible in the distance.

Object Details

ID: PAH8898
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Gunston, Charles; Fairland, Thomas Ramsden, Edward
Vessels: Memnon (1841)
Date made: 1841
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 377 x 517 mm

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