Twin-screw Steamer "Lucania" of the Cunard Line. Length over all 620 ft. Depth of hold 43 ft. Breadth 65 ft. : Tonnage 12,500 - horse power 30,000.
Pub. by Currier & Ives, 115 Nassau St. New York.
Lithograph handcolored, undated, c.1893.
The Lucania was launched on February 2, 1893 and at the time was the largest passenger liner in service. On her second voyage she won the Blue Riband becoming the fastest passenger liner a title she held unitl 1898. The Lucania was badly damaged in a fire in 1909 and was scrapped.
“Currier and Ives Prints: An Illustrated Checklist.” By Frederic A. Conningham #6260.
Medium folio - image size 8 5/8 x 14 7/8" (22 x 37.8 cm).
Fair condition, good color. Backed on Japan, two professionally repaired tears in the top into image.
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