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The Naval Review at Spithead Her Majesty the Queen Leading the Fleet to Sea

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Brierly, Sir Oswald Walter; Ackermann & Co.; Day & Son Ltd.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1853
Materials: color wash; ink; paper
Measurements: 17 in x 34 3/4 in
Nomenclature: British; navy; Crimean War
Classification: maritime events

The first lithograph of a series on the Naval Review at Spithead published October 8, 1853. The display of the British navy represented British progress and power right before the Crimean war. Includes a key along the bottom edge of the image for the ships depicted, e.g. Flagship Duke of Wellington is near the center of the picture. The image is colored and the title is from the printed inscription.


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Ackermann & Co.
British/German publisher/printmaker/printer, 1792 - 1834