Brunel and his ships

placeholder gifThe Great Eastern Steamship - Launching - 1857

Brunel standing in front of the winch chains of The Great Eastern. That was the largest of the three ships that he built, he also built The Great Western and The Great Britain. Brunel also built Paddington Station over a century ago.

Written by TC

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Written by TC
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Contributor   Brunel University Library  
Date   1857  
Format   Postcard of greyscale photograph; 150 mm x 105 mm  
Language   en-uk  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Brunel. Great Eastern Steamship. Chains. 1857  
Type   image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Brunel University Library  
Keywords Victorian Engineering Costume Portrait Brunel