The Great Eastern on Stocks: 1857
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The Great Eastern on Stocks. Coloured illustration from 'The London illustrated News', Vol 31 page 465 July-Dec 1857, showing 'The great eastern' under construction and sitting on the stocks. The Great Eastern was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and built during 1857 by the engineer and iron-ship designer John Scott Russell.
1857 AD - 1857 AD