|H. Paprill after W. Knell|
H. M. War Steam Frigate The Terrible, of 1847, & 800 Horse power.
Painted by W. Knell. Engraved by H. Paprill. London, Published August 14th 1856 by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand.
Aquatintin original colour. 475 x 640mm.
The Terrible, a steam frigate, was built from a design by Oliver Lang, the master shipwright of Woolwich Dock Yard. She was the largest steam-powered wooden paddle wheel frigate built for the Royal Navy. She served during the Crimean Watr and was involved in the siege of Sevastopol. In 1866 she helped the SS Great Eastern to lay the first successful Atlantic cable.
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