Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s Tour Thro The Fleet in the Harbour of Cork, on the 3rd of August 1849

Object Number: CC-R-0163
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Place Made
Britain: London
Date Made
1849
Description
A view of the welcoming party of the first leg of a three-stop, eleven day Irish tour (Cork-Dublin-Belfast) undertaken by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on 2-12 August 1849. The HMS 'Ganges' is shown on the right side of the print. She performs a salute while dressed in flags with sailors manning the yards as the Royal Yacht passing behind it. Another unidentified and dressed warship is on the left. A smaller paddle steamer is in the center-left. In the foreground, men in rowboats wave their hats and cheer their welcome for the royal guests.
Major Collection
Nautical
Named Collection
Arthur H. Clark Collection

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Materials
Ink, Paper
Measurements
19 in x 23 3/4 in
Nomenclature
British Fleet; Queen Victoria
Classification
Maritime Events
Item Count
1
Cite This Item
"Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s Tour Thro The Fleet in the Harbour of Cork, on the 3rd of August 1849", Lithograph, 1849. MIT Museum, Cambridge MA. https://collections.mitmuseum.org/object/cc-r-0163/
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