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H.M.S. Dreadnought, a hospital ship, being towed to the breakers by tugs. Wood engraving by J. Greenaway, with letterpress and view of St Paul's Cathedral in title area, 1872.

Greenaway, John, 1816-1890.
Date
1872

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Credit: H.M.S. Dreadnought, a hospital ship, being towed to the breakers by tugs. Wood engraving by J. Greenaway, with letterpress and view of St Paul's Cathedral in title area, 1872. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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The hulk of the Dreadnought replaced that of the Grampus in 1831. The hospital ship was entirely separate from the Greenwich hospital, catering for merchant mariners of any nation. The Dreadnought was superseded in 1870

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Departure of the Dreadnought Hospital Ship from her old moorings in the Thames.

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[London]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image 24.4 x 21.3 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30318i

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  • English


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