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Paddle of the Great Eastern

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    UK (Probably London, photographed)

  • Date:

    1857 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from collodion negative, pasted onto card.

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased, 1979.

  • Museum number:

    PH.252-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 33, box A

Physical description

Photograph of the paddle, low tide, during construction of the Great Eastern.

Place of Origin

UK (Probably London, photographed)

Date

1857 (made)

Artist/maker

Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from collodion negative, pasted onto card.

Dimensions

Height: 279 mm image, Width: 358 mm image, Height: 354 mm card, Width: 430 mm card

Descriptive line

19thC; Howlett Robert, Paddle, Great Eastern

Categories

Photographs; Boats and ships

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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