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New Iron Clipper Ship Tayleur Lithograph Williams 1854

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The New Iron Clipper Ship 'Tayleur'


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Antique print relating to Australia


RMS Tayleur was a full rigged iron clipper ship chartered by the White Star Line to serve the booming Australian trade routes. Tayleur left Liverpool on 19 January 1854, on her maiden voyage, for Melbourne, Australia, with a complement of 652 passengers and crew. Due to faulty compasses and rigging she ran aground at Lambay on the coast of Ireland. Only 290 survived. Several condition issues - silverfish damage, toning, creases and breaks in surface of the paper, title etc quite faint. Framed. Rare.

Additional Information

artist John Raphael Isaac (1808-1870) after CP Williams
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date 1854
size 620mm by 730mm (frame)
SKU AU6645