The Belleisle Hospital-Ship taking Provisions on Board


A view of a British third-rate during the Crimean War.

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This detailed print shows the hospital ship H.M.S. Belleisle resting comfortably at anchor as she has supplies (including cattle) delivered by boat and hoisted aboard. The third-rate ship of the line was launched in 1819 and operated as a troopship to Crimea. She would later run aground in the Bosporus in 1856.

Issued in the August 18, 1855 issue of The Illustrated London News.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1855

Author: Illustrated London News

Sheet Width (in): 15.50

Sheet Height (in): 10.60

Condition: A

Condition Description: A few faint scattered spots on the left side of the image and a ragged bottom binding edge of the sheet.


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