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A Suggestion! The Leviathan: what to do with her now you've got her off.
|A Suggestion! The Leviathan: what to do with her now you've got her off.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: A4556|
|Description: In November and December 1857, with the 'Great Eastern' stuck on her slipways, the failed launch became something of a running joke in London. Numerous suggestions were made to put her to good use where she stood, including using her as a casino and a concert house!|
|Creator: Watts Phillips (artist), E. Walker (engraver)|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London||