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Harry Green
Building the Great Eastern (Original)

Building the Great Eastern (Original) by Harry Green at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: GreenGtEastern (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Harry Green (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 18" x 12" (450mm x 300mm)
Date: 1981

This is the original Gouache painting by Harry Green.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel proudly points to the almost completed Great Eastern the construction of which was fraught with problems. In 1858 when launched the ship was the largest ever constructed.

Brunel dies just after her ill-fated maiden voyage in 1859 which saw an explosion on board. The ship was built in Millwall South London.

Original publication in Look and Learn #1017 5th September 1981.

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Harry Green

Harry Green