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Medal commemorating the SS 'Great Britain'; obverse
Medal commemorating the SS 'Great Britain'. Obverse: Starboard broadside view of the vessel, carrying fore and aft sail on six masts, a topgallant sail is set on the main mast. Legend: 'THE GREAT BRITAIN STEAMSHIP'. Exergue: 'LENGTH 322 FEET MAIN BREADTH 50 FT 6. DEPTH 32 FT. 6.' Reverse: Bust of Prince Albert in uniform (left). Legend: (outer) 'WAS LAUNCHED AT BRISTOL IN THE PRESENCE OF H. R. H. PRINCE ALBERT JULY 19 1843 1000 HORSE POWER'; (inner) 'AND CONTAINS 26 STATE ROOMS WITH 1 BED EH . 113 WITH 2 BEDS EH . TOTAL WEIGHT OF IRON 1500 TNS'.
- Image reference: E3556-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London