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Loss SS Quetta Northern Australia engraving

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The Loss of the SS 'Quetta' off Thursday Island, Northern Australia

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Antique print relating to Australia
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'The Loss of the SS 'Quetta' off Thursday Island, Northern Australia. The Quettia struck on an unknown rock near Somerset, Torres Straits, and sank in three minutes with the loss of 133 out of 282 persons on board. The survivors were rescued from a neighbouring island by the 'Merrie England' and the 'Albatoss'.' Part-page illustration. Unrelated text on the reverse.
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artist The Graphic
method Wood-engraving
date 1890
size 190mm by 290mm (sheet)
SKU AU7669