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From Sheerness to Valentia, by Robert Dudley. 

From Sheerness to Valentia, by Robert Dudley. 
Passengers on board the Great Eastern.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: BHC4252
Description: A rare view of life on board the largest paddle steamer in the world, Brunel's 'Great Eastern'. Several passengers promenade on her deck while others relax in deck chairs. Robert Dudley - the artist - also illustrated the 'Army and Navy Almanacs', but he is best known for his pictures of the 'Great Eastern'.
Creator: Robert Dudley
Date: c. 1860
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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