Repro ID: PX8270
Title: Launching one of the large buoys.
Description: A team of sailors on board the 'Great Eastern' letting out one of the bouys used to mark the position where the cable was lost. The position was 51° 25'N 39° 6'W, 1,062 miles (1709 km) from Valentia and 606 miles (975 km) from Heart's Content, Newfoundland.
Creator: Robert Dudley (artist), E. Walker (engraver), Day & Son (engravers)
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London