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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. Legend: 'THE GREAT BRITAIN.' Exergue: 'LENGTH 322 FEET . BREADTH 50 FT. 6 IN . DEPTH 32 FT . 6 IN . 26 STATE ROOMS WITH I BED EA . 115 WITH 2 BEDS EA . TOTAL WT . OF IRON 1500 TONS . 1000 HORSE POWER - LAUNCHED AT BRISTOL JULY 19 . 1843 . BY H. R. H. PRINCE ALBERT. BUILT BY THE GREAT WESTERN STEAM COMP.' Reverse: The two heads superposed (left). Legend: 'QUEEN VICTORIA ; PRINCE ALBERT.'
- Image reference: E3558-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London