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Medal commemorating the SS 'Great Britain'; reverse
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 STEAM SHIP.' Exergue: 'LENGTH 322 FEET. MAIN BREADTH 50 Ft. 6 . DEPTH 32 FT. 6.' Reverse: Prince Albert's head (left). Below: 'JULY 19 1843.' Legend: 'THIS VESSEL WAS LAUNCH'D AT BRISTOL, IN THE PRESENCE OF H . R . H . PRINCE ALBERT.'
- Image reference: E3554-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London